How it feels to be colored me by Zora Neale Hurston

1. What can readers surmise Hurston means when she says "I am not tragically colored."? Explain.

2. In this essay, Hurston used figuritive language to not only convey her experiences, but also her identity. Identify and discuss 2 elements of figuritive language and how they contribute to the essay. Cite and explain thoroughly. 

3. Identify the tone of this essay and provide at least 2 quotes to support and explain your claim.