Home to Harlem Themes

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The Power of Love

Jake is a young man who is attractive to many woman, but he would like to have one special woman. This is difficult because it is easy for Jake to get women as sexual partners that he really does not care for. Soon after the long-lost brown woman cannot be found, Jake makes a quick connection to Congo Rose. This is ironic because Zeddy has been trying to attract Rose, singer at the Congo, for months. In a sense, this may be the root of the resentment that Zeddy holds towards Jake. Jake is successful in love and could be supported by a businesswoman like Rose with ease. In fact, what makes Rose mad at Jake is that he insists on working and will not take her money.

Jake decides to leave Rose, and then he is on the move on the railroad, at his...

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