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Vintage Hughes - Study Guide Mystery Summary & Analysis

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Mystery Summary

When a child gets to be thirteen and hasn't seen Christ yet, she must sit on the moaner's bench night and day, the poem opens. Several spirited exclamations punctuate this poem, which is about the mystery and the darkness that moves a black preacher.

Mystery Analysis

This poem equates the mystery experienced by the religious practitioner with that sung by the blues musician.

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