Harlem - The message coming across in this poem is...

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“Harlem” (A Dream Deffered) By. Langston Hughes 1) Culture (Who)? Although the poem does not refer to anyone in particular, or for that matter to any race, it is implied that he is referring to African-American because of the title of the poem being named “Harlem.” Hughes must have wrote this poem inspired from the working and living conditions African-American had to endure probably during the 1920s up to the 1950s, which is when he wrote the poem, in the 1950s. 2) Content (What Message)?
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Unformatted text preview: The message coming across in this poem is obviously the discussion with what happens to dreams that have been deferred. Any and all dreams that are or will be deferred will suffer change and the likelihood of not ever coming to life. The images Hughes uses in his lines suggest a visual image of the change and transformation a dream, “your” dream, endures as time keeps passing it by. This cast upon you a load that will get heavier as time goes by and the dream never surfacing again....
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