Selected Poems of Langston Hughes Setting & Symbolism

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Havana, Cubaappears in Havana Dreams

The author includes Havana in this section as an emblem of the exotic. The speaker shows his familiarity with Havana and the surrounding areas by mentioning places recognizable only to someone who has been there.

Irelandappears in Seascape

Briefly mentioned in the poem "Seascape," Ireland is one of two locations mentioned by a sailor who is far away from home.

Carmel, Californiaappears in Moonlight Night

In the poem "Moonlight Night: Carmel" the speaker stands on the shore listening to the waves, looking at the moon and taking in the romance of it all.

Beale Streetappears in Beale Street

Beale Street is located in Memphis, Tennessee, known in the music industry as "the birthplace of the blues." In the poem of the same name, Hughes' speaker associates Beale Street with his personal feelings of having the blues.

Taosappears in A House in Taos

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