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Analysis and comments on Mother to Son by Langston Hughes

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Comment 93 of 903, added on November 6th, 2007 at 5:26 PM.

THIS POEM IS SO TOUCHING TO ME IT TOUCHED ME REALLY BAD AND I CAN REALLY
REALLY RELATE TO IT

TAN from United States
Comment 92 of 903, added on October 30th, 2007 at 4:52 PM.

Perseverance and determination are key concepts inspired by this poem.
Challenges are many, in spite of challenges, we must continue forward.

Annette Blake from United States
Comment 91 of 903, added on August 6th, 2007 at 12:13 PM.

A poem in which Langston Hughes speaks to the reader. Poem with supurb use
of imagery and methaphors. A poem every student should read. The message
can be an inspiration to everyone, regardless of the circumstance.

Verona A. Satchell from United States
Comment 90 of 903, added on June 13th, 2007 at 8:09 PM.

This poem tell us that we should never give up in our life. Life is not
easy for everyone.

Jinal Patel from India
Comment 89 of 903, added on May 17th, 2007 at 10:33 AM.

To begin, I would like to note that Langston Hughes is an exceptional
writer especially in the era of the Harlem Renaissance. This poem really
portrays how he felt in that time period. He talks about problems that come
in life but to run away from them. He urges us to confront them and jump
over any obstacles. Because, in the end, your gonna get through it

Daynon Turner from Barbados
Comment 88 of 903, added on May 10th, 2007 at 6:19 PM.

This poem to me is about how a mother tells her son that you have to live
your life and not stop or turn back just because there is a problem. So I
think this poem is a good one.

Katie from United States
Comment 87 of 903, added on April 29th, 2007 at 11:22 AM.

la poema esta muy bien porque ella habla de su vila.

john from Mexico
Comment 86 of 903, added on April 5th, 2007 at 7:33 PM.

I love this poem, and will love to see a lot more of these poems.

jessica colley from United States
Comment 85 of 903, added on April 1st, 2007 at 10:06 PM.

This was read to our minister during a farewell concert to celebrate his
retirement after 23 years in our church. There were so many beautiful
songs, funny skits, touching remembrances; as well as paintings & poems by
the children of the congregation, and other tributes. I was on the verge
of tears many times, but THIS was the one thing that tipped the tears over
my cheeks.

We have very few black people in our congregation, we are relatively
well-off, Canadian Unitarians. But this poem moves me SO much (I heard it
for the first time today) that despite reading in over & over, it wrenches
my heart every time.
THANKS LANGSTON HUGHES. (Yes, I know who he is & his dates, etc.)

Carole from Canada
Comment 84 of 903, added on March 23rd, 2007 at 2:57 PM.

I can really relate to this. I'm a college student,mother of 2, and a wife.
I have many obstacles. I do realize life for me ain't going to be a crystal
stair. Everythng i'm going through at this time will be worth it. I will
always let God be the define desider of my life, and everything will okay.

carya from United States

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Mother to Son
Volume: Collected Poems
Year: 1994
Added: Jun 3 2004
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