Selected Poems of Langston Hughes Summary
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Selected Poems of Langston Hughes Summary

Big Boy, appears in Catch and 50-50

Big Boy is a character who appears twice in this collection of Langston Hughes' poetry. The author does not offer much information about the character's personality in "Catch," other than his going fishing for a mermaid wife. However, in the poem "50-50" Hughes establishes Big Boy (in this instance, anyway) as a man who takes advantage of women in order to meet his own physical and financial...

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