Dream Variations Summary
Langston Hughes

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Dream Variations Summary

"Dream Variations" combines two distinct motifs that were evident in Langston Hughes's poetry throughout his lifetime. It is written in a structure that copies the repetitions of American blues music, and it is aimed, as many of his works were, primarily at children. Published first in 1932, in the collection The Dream Keeper and Other Poems, "Dream Variations" imitates the overall structure of blues music: the first, second, and fourth lines of each stanza parallel each...

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