The American Dream: Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, And Emily Dickinson

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The American Dream, an idea that sought to bring all social classes together in the achievement of a richer, fuller life. This dream, that all peoples from all occupations, no matter their skin color, gender, or religion, could achieve greatness, is one of the greatest, and yet most tainted ideas of American history. Langston Hughes, Gwendolyn Brooks, and Emily Dickinson were all writers who understood what it was like to be marginalized in the 19th and 20th century. Their poems each reflect the time period that they were written with acute accuracy.
Langston Hughes, an African-American poet during the Harlem Renaissance in 1920, understood what it was like to be marginalized by all types of people. Hughes was often criticized for writing

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