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Vintage Hughes - Study Guide Let America Be America Again Summary & Analysis

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Let America Be America Again Summary

This poem is a marginalized American's anthem to the ideal of a country where people are free and equal. He says that this America has never existed for him or his brethren, among whom are included Native Americans and poor whites.

Let America Be America Again Analysis

This poem is notable in its identification of poor white people as belonging to the same group Native Americans and blacks belong to. Here Hughes' socialist ideals are evident, for it is not along racial lines, but along lines of class that one can distinguish the powerful from the disenfranchised.

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