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Vintage Hughes - Study Guide Good Morning Revolution Summary & Analysis

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Good Morning Revolution Summary

This poem personifies revolution as a personal friend of the poet, who is himself a worker struggling to make a decent wage while he sees his boss living finely and eating well. The poet dreams of a day when nobody will be oppressed, hungry, or cold, and envisions America joining the ranks of other countries in an International Workers Revolution that will mirror that of Russia's transition into the Soviet Union.

Good Morning Revolution Analysis

This poem is the first we have read which unambiguously displays Hughes' communist commitments. Hughes openly identified with the Communist Party until the age of McCarthyism, during which he renounced Communism in order to protect himself from incarceration and persecution by an anti-Communist American government. Hughes conviction in socialism was grounded in his pity and love for the worker, and he dreamt of a day when the means...

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