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Symbolism, Setting, and Objects from Langston Hughes

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Object Descriptions

This section provides a short description of all the major objects in the book. This can be printed out as a study guide for students, used as a "key" for leading a class discussion, or you can jump to the quiz/homework section to find worksheets that incorporate these descriptions into a variety of question formats.


Karamu House - This is a community center in Cleveland where Langston spends much of his time as a teenager, it is later turned into a theater which Hughes helps to found.

Toluca, Mexico - This is the village where Langston's father lives outside Mexico City.

A Negro Speaks of Rivers - This is the first of Hughes' poems to be published in an adult magazine.

The Weary Blues - This is one of Hughes' best-known poems.

The Black Renaissance - This is the term equated with the renewal of black...

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