Langston Hughes: Pursuing The American Dream

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Langston Hughes is a well know poet, Hughes is recognize for being able to portray the hardships and lifestyles of black folks during the early nineteen hundreds. Born in Jolpin, Missouri in 1902, Hughes was nurture by a lawyer and a teacher. In 1929, Hughes graduated from Lincoln University. Throughout Hughes lifespan he was able to publish several poems, two dozen plays, and founded three theaters in Harlem, Chicago, and Los Angeles. At the beginning of Hughes poem, Hughes conveys his mother’s adversity in pursuing the American dream. The mother seems to have been born in poverty As Hughes states that life for his mother haven’t “been no crystal stair” pg199. During the nineteen hundreds many African Americans migrated north in hopes to
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