Hughes lets the reader know about historic experiences of blacks to show us the impact that blacks have had in past eras. Hughes has made his poem more understandable by the use of such elements as setting and situation, speaker, tone and diction, images, and symbols.
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Posted on by a guest.: The speaker is angry and confused, because he identifies himself as being a nobody.
This poem is about his ethnic roots. At that time period Caucasions had all the rights and money while African Americans had nothing. That is why his mom died where she did and his father died where he died. So that is where his confusion is he wonders how he will end up walthy, rich or poor.
However, it is not about Hughes himself but could also reflect to his own life. So, moral of the story I guess is to always think first before you speak.
For the record, hughes is the poet but not the speaker. That is to say his parents have a different races. And the speaker wishes them well wherever they are such as being in the hell. Then,He says that when he hexes them it takes him back.
Eventually he comes to a conclusion that everyone dies and it does not how matter he is a black or white.
Iman-T Posted on by a guest.: In this poem, Langston Hughes reflected the idea of slavery in America that happened a long time ago. Langston shows this by comparing his mother and his father. Both parents have a different race and treatment by others. Evidently, Langston Hughes married an Asian woman and had white kids.
This poem is clearly about the struggles between Batman and Two-Face. I think this poem had a lot of meaning. Hughes is confused about his race but I believe he is going to take it as it comes. As life goes on he will fill in the blanks of his life and heritage Posted on by a guest.: Langston Huges was not bi-racial.
Langston, like most poets writers wrote from what he saw, and life-experiences. I am a Clevelander, and in the archives at Karamu House Theatre, where many of his works were performed, and he lived in an apartment fo a time, is a transcript of his analysis of this poem Posted on by a guest.: I found, while this poem is a reflection on Huges' own biracial herritage, it also carries an underlining tone of huges being displaced in a society that demands a "lable" even for the many that do not fall under one particular group due to a discomfort with catagoryless individuals.
Bradley Posted on by a guest.: I don't think this poem is difficult to understand at all. He pretty much says exactly what he means, no analysis necessary. He is a child of multiracial decent. Like many other blacks in his time, he battled with identity, blaming his parents.
When he matured, he realized he was wrong to blame others, because he was truly proud of his heritage, regardless of the difficulties it caused him.
He expressed the difference between the death of a white man and the death of a black woman, one of privilege, one of poverty.Sep 11, · In Langston Hughes' poem "The Negro Speaks of Rivers," Hughes makes use of some interesting poetic techniques. This poem is written in free verse, and seems, at first glance, to be very unstructured.
Hughes repeats words and lines, but does not make use of repeated sounds. Langston Hughes was without a doubt one of the main figures of the Harlem Renaissance -- the s' blossoming of arts and culture among people of .
Cross: This poem isn\'t about Langston Hughes at all. It talks about slavery, and a time period that African Americans didn\'t have a say in any aspect of life at all.
It talks about slavery, and a time period that African Americans didn\'t have a say in any aspect of life at all.
Music, particularly blues and jazz, permeates Langston Hughes's oeuvre. Many of his poems have an identifiable rhythm or beat. The lines read like the verses in a blues song and echo themes that are common in blues music, like sorrow, lost love, anger, and hopelessness. Hughes frequently alludes to.
The title, Cross can mean a cross breed of back and white, a cross to bear, and anger when one is cross.4/5(61). Langston Hughes was born in Joplin, Missouri, on February 1, , to Carrie M.
Langston and James N. Hughes. His parents separated soon after his birth, and Hughes was raised mainly by his mother, his grandmother, and a childless couple, the Reeds.