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Unformatted text preview: being prejudiced to the only black dinner guest directly. Although they would ask him “the usual questions that come to white mind[s]…”(Lines 4 – 5) which is the question of what it was like living in “darkness U.S.A…”(9) This entire poem has messages that Langston Hughes wants the reader to recognize while reading it. Outline i. Brief History of Hughes ii. Where he lived and why it affected his life iii. What engaged his liking for poetry iv. His poems v. What influenced him to write vi. What the main points in his poetry are vii. This poem viii. Brief description of the poem as a whole ix. What messages are being introduced x. Blacks during this time xi. The way white people acted towards blacks xii. Conclusion xiii. Wrap up...
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This note was uploaded on 04/09/2008 for the course ENGL 102 taught by Professor Price during the Spring '08 term at Salisbury University.
- Spring '08