"Let America be America Again"
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This paper takes a look at Langston Hughes' poem "Let America be America Again". The paper focuses primarily on the theme of hope and protest that are prevalent throughout the poem. According to the paper, Hughes emphasizes the conflict he sees for African-Americans and, at the same time, he visualizes hope for them.
Sample of Sources Used:
- Calvin Hernton, "The Poetic Consciousness of Langston Hughes from Affirmation to Revolution." Langston Hughes Review. 12:1. GALE Resource Database. <http://wwwinfotrac.com> Site Accessed April 17, 2006.
- Hughes, Langston. "Let America Be America Again." Poets. Org. Site Accessed April 17, 2006. <http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15609>
- Miller, Marilyn. (Gypsy) Rhythm and (Cuban) Blues: The Neo-American Dream in Guillen and Hughes." Fall 1999. 51:4. EBSCO Resource Database. <http://search.epnet.com> Site Accessed April 17, 2006.
- James Presley, "The American Dream of Langston Hughes." Southwest Review. 48:4. GALE Resource Database. <http://wwwinfotrac.com> Site Accessed April 17, 2006.
Cite this Poem Review:
"Let America be America Again" (2007, April 16) Retrieved February 25, 2017, from http://www.academon.com/poem-review/let-america-be-america-again-93960/
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