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Vintage Hughes - Dream Dust Summary & Analysis

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Summary

Star-dust, earth-dust, cloud-dust and storm-dust and splinters of hail combine to form a handful of dream dust which is not for sale.

Analysis

Reading Hughes' poems, one is struck by the frequency with which his poems treat or mention dreams. Hughes most well-known poem asks, for example, what happens to a dream deferred? Hughes uses the dream as a crystalline symbol for hope. The word and the image are memorable, versatile, and poetic.

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