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Primary Contrast in "Kitchenette Building"

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"Kitchenette Building" by Gwendolyn Brooks (1917-2000)

Brooks, Gwendolyn. "Kitchenette Building." Poetry Foundation. Poetry Foundation, n.d. Web. 16 June 2016.

What is the primary contrast explored through the poem?

A

The putrid conditions of working in a low-class restaurant contrasted with the dream of being a performing artist.

B

The constrictions and squalor of substandard tenement housing contrasted with the hope of the beauty in a freer, more pleasant life.

C

The starkness and stench of an uncontrolled lifestyle contrasted with the color and vibrancy of the life of dreams.

D

The unsteady silliness of dreams contrasted with the constant strength of reality.

E

The lack of color and the rancidness of kitchen duties contrasted with the loveliness and warmth of free time.