Langston Hughes's Poetry

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HOOK SENTENCE. Langston Hughes published many works in his lifetime, which occurred during a revolutionary time period in American history. His early writings reflect a sense of blatant militancy that seems to dim down in later works. They celebrate the blackness of the community which Hughes is writing to, and work to affirm the community of their worth. Articulating an aesthetic of Black is Beautiful, the poetic consciousness of Langston Hughes resonates with affirmation and celebration of black people.
Hughes 's affirmation and celebration of African American life was in terms of everyday black folks, their culture, artistic forms, genres, and personages. (QUOTE) Because a significant portion of Hughes 's poetry deals with American
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