Harlem Summary
Langston Hughes

Everything you need to understand or teach Harlem by Langston Hughes.

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Harlem Summary

The brief poem "Harlem" introduces themes that   run throughout Langston Hughes s volume Montage of a Dream Deferred and throughout his ca reer as a poet. This volume, published in 1951, focuses on the conditions of a people whose dreams have been limited, put off, or lost in post-World War II Harlem. Hughes claimed that ninety percent of his work attempted "to explain and illuminate the Negro condition in America." As a result...

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