Langston Hughes on Racism
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The paper examines Countee Cullen's critique of Langston Hughes's poetry collection entitled "The Weary Blues". The paper explores whether Hughes succeeds in conquering or escaping racial discrimination.
From the Paper:"In his famous "Theme for English B" (textbook pp.530-531), the Harlem Renaissance poet Langston Hughes suggests that who he is -- a young African-American -is inseparable from what he writes. Reading and referring to the poems and critical writings in Chapter 22 of your textbook, comment on Hughes' various responses to the problem of racial difference. How does he seek, in his writings, to conquer or escape racial discrimination? Does he succeed? In his critique of Langston Hughes's poetry collection "The Weary Blues", critic Countee Cullen writes as follows: "Taken as a group the selections in this book seem one-sided to me. They..."
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