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Harlem Gallery - Study Guide Tapestries of Time Summary & Analysis

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Tapestries of Time Summary

In the poem "Tapestries of Time," time moves on despite racism and freedoms being denied to all. Major tyrants of the world, such as Caesar, Alexander and Napoleon ravage through time. There is a Golden Age with Christ, but man continually sins. White tyrants rule and fools follow them. The common people all over the world do not dream of luxuries and wealth. They go about their daily activities. A tyrant is the worst of his kind: a fool and a little man.

The narrator sees death, but he will never see the death of freedom. Societies fight with one another and tyrants may rule, yet justice will prevail in the end. The march of global man continues on throughout time.

Tapestries of Time Analysis

In the poem "Tapestries of Time," the narrator foreshadows a world that will not give into tyranny. The...

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