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Vintage Hughes - Study Guide The Heart of Harlem Summary & Analysis

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The Heart of Harlem Summary

This poem describes the best and most inspiring aspects of Harlem in a work of consolation and hope. It is an ode to freedom.

The Heart of Harlem Analysis

Harlem was often regarded as a kind of black ghetto and we can attribute its transformation in the American imagination in large part to the artistic vitality of the Harlem Renaissance. In this poem, Hughes takes up the question of Harlem's culture and identity directly, praising its inhabitants and cultural landmarks.

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