How Does Langston Hughes Use Literary Devices

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In “Theme for English B” and “I, Too,” Langston Hughes uses many literary devices and his personal experiences, as well as his use of pronouns to convey and portray tone, theme of the poems, and to create a mood for the readers. Hughes was an African American man in the 1920’s, who used his life experiences to base the poems “Theme for English B” and “I, Too,” off of. He grew up struggling for acceptance in American society, as it was dominated by white Americans in his time period, and expresses that in his poetry. Poetry gives readers a chance to interpret different circumstances in ways they wouldn't normally, as every time they read and interpret a poem the meaning can slightly alter.
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