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Essay | Langston Hughes: "I, Too, Sing America", "Harlem", and "The Weary Blues"

This student essay consists of approximately 3 pages of analysis of Langston Hughes.
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Langston Hughes: "I, Too, Sing America", "Harlem", and "The Weary Blues"

Summary: This essay discusses the main theme among three of Langston Hughes's major works: " I, Too, Sing America", "Harlem", and "The Weary Blues".
Hughes's goal was to tell the stories of his people in ways that reflected their actual culture, including both their suffering and their love of music. He used his social and political aspects of African-American experience for poetic expression. Although his poems were controversial, they conveyed a serious message. Langston Hughes's poems portray the constant struggle among African-Americans for opportunity and freedom in a time of segregation, creating one main theme: The need for equal treatment between races.

Through the poem " I, Too, Sing America" Hughes celebrates America, not the America as it is today, but the America that is to come. Within the poem, the "darker brother" waits for his time to share the same opportunities with all Americans. Today he eats in the kitchen, tomorrow he will be at the table, a table, which can be better...

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