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(Need Help Please) Why does the speaker in this excerpt from Langston Hughes's "I, Too" wish to eat at the table? Tomorrow, I'll be at the table When company comes. Nobody'll dare Say to me, "Eat in the kitchen," Then.

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  1. anonymous
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    The speaker hopes to sit at the table and interact with those he serves from the kitchen. The speaker resents being sent to the kitchen and wants an equal seat at the table with other people. The speaker hopes to rise above those now at the table and force them to eat in the kitchen later. The speaker is uncomfortable while eating alone in the small kitchen. The speaker is proud to be in the kitchen because he is serving the guests at the table.

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    The speaker resents being sent to the kitchen and wants an equal seat at the table with other people. "Nobody'll dare" indicates resentment

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