Forgot your password?  
Related Topics

Harlem Gallery Chapter Summary & Analysis - Fugitive Poems Summary

This Study Guide consists of approximately 58 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Harlem Gallery.
This section contains 1,049 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Harlem Gallery Study Guide

Fugitive Poems Summary

In the poem "African China," Wu Shang, a Chinese man, has a shop in Harlem. A gorgeous, Amazonian-like black woman comes into the shop. Wu Shang is very attracted to her. Big John, a black gigolo, warns Wu Shang of his attraction, but Wu Shang says it's fine. Dixie Dixon, the woman, breaks her leg and Wu Shangs helps her home. They fall in love and have a child, a boy named Wu Shang, Junior. He is half African, half Chinese. The kids tease him and call him African China.

"A Long Head to a Round Head" starts in the wilderness with a camel, ocelot and peacocks. All can change and adapt to their environment somehow. The narrator names tyrants such as Caesar and Charles the Great. A tyrant is dangerous for the people, since he changes and adapts to his environment like the animals...

(read more from the Fugitive Poems Summary)

This section contains 1,049 words
(approx. 4 pages at 300 words per page)
Purchase our Harlem Gallery Study Guide
Copyrights
Harlem Gallery from BookRags and Gale's For Students Series. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook