Frequently referred to incorrectly as "Dreams" or ""Dream Deferred," the poem "Harlem" by Langston Hughes first appeared in print in 1951. The short poem appeared originally as part of the poetry collection titled "Monta... More »

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In the poem "I, Too, Sing America" by Langston Hughes, the speaker talks of being discriminated against because of his skin color. The speaker talks of a dream he has in which he will not be judged for his race. More »

When performing critical analysis of the poetry of Langston Hughes, readers should be aware of the context and time during which the poem was written and the cadence of the poem. Hughes wrote about the experiences of wor... More »

The poem "Dreams" by Langston Hughes is about the importance of dreams and their ability to empower, strengthen and sustain an individual's life. In the poem, Hughes implores the reader to "hold fast to dreams" because l... More »

In the poem "Life Is Fine" by Langston Hughes, the speaker talks about things he might do if other circumstances did not exist. For one, if the water in the river was not so cold, he would stay in and drown. If his apart... More »

Langston Hughes was the author of the poem "Harlem." Hughes was a poet, novelist, social activist, columnist, essayist and playwright. He was considered the leader of the Harlem Renaissance. More »

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When performing critical analysis of the poetry of Langston Hughes, readers should be aware of the context and time during which the poem was written and the cadence of the poem. Hughes wrote about the experiences of wor... More »