1. The them of the poem, "Refugee in America", is one's freedom and how much it means to a person that has lived without it.

2. The meaning of the word freedom is the idea of being ones self with out another interfering it. Liberty on the other hand is the ability to do what one wills to.

3. A refugee is a person that seeks refuge in another place. One can seek refuge in their own country by tranfering to a different part of the country to escape the opression that they were once in.

4. (Answers may vary) The message that he was trying to convay is relevant to today's culture by showing that freedoms are still existent today, even though some are resricted and more inforced, the american people still have those freedoms and the liberty to act as they may.

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