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Vintage Hughes - Midnight Raffle Summary & Analysis

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Midnight Raffle Summary

This poet has spent a nickel to ride the subway in a "gamble" to have a good time one night. He is disappointed with how the night goes and wishes he hadn't wasted his nickel.

Midnight Raffle Analysis

This is another poem among those which Hughes wrote as vignettes of Harlem types; the people who populate these poems are not preoccupied with searching analyses of race or despair. They are ordinary folk trying to have a good time and get by.

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