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Vintage Hughes - Study Guide Madam and the Census Man Summary & Analysis

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Madam and the Census Man Summary

In this poem, Alberta K. Johnson struggles with a census man who wants to change her middle initial into the name "Kay," for his paperwork. The poem ends with Alberta telling the man to change "Mrs." to "madam."

Madam and the Census Man Analysis

This poem paints a picture of a woman who refuses to let bureaucracy change her identity.

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