Which detail from the poem best expresses the second speaker’s point of view?
A “I am the young man, full of strength and hope / Tangled in that ancient endless chain” ( Lines 25-26)
B “I am the farmer, bondsman to the soil/I am the worker sold to the machine” ( Lines 31-32)
C “I am the man who never got ahead,/ The poorest worker bartered through the years.” (Lines 37-38)
D “O, let America be America again-/The land that never has been yet-” (Lines 62-63)
The correct option is (B) i.e.”I am the farmer, bondsman to the soil/I am the worker sold to the machine”
Explanation: The speaker in “Let America Be America Again” uses two different voices: a public voice and an inner, private voice. In his public voice, the speaker notes that some change is needed in America:…
Hence the correct option is B.