- Words: 370
- Length: 1 Pages
- Topic: Literature
- Paper #: 70751680
Mother, by Gwendolyn Brooks. Specifically, it will look critically at the poem, and what other critics have to say about it.
Set in Chicago in the 1930s and 1940s, Gwendolyn Brooks fashioned one of the earliest portraits of urban, working-class Black womanhood published in the United States" (Aptheker 61). Brook's poem "The Mother," written in 1945, is a lament to a woman's unborn babies who never lived because of