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Analysis and comments on Advertisement For The Waldorf-Astoria by Langston Hughes

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Comment 8 of 328, added on February 13th, 2012 at 11:13 AM.
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Develop the topic further! It is interesting to know more details..!!

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Comment 7 of 328, added on February 10th, 2012 at 3:29 PM.
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wKgvvr I read and feel at home. Thanks the creators for a good resource..!!

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Comment 6 of 328, added on February 1st, 2011 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 5 of 328, added on February 17th, 2009 at 2:57 PM.

Hey is he a boook writter or a poem writter

Lexi from United States
Comment 4 of 328, added on December 7th, 2005 at 2:53 PM.

deep WOW?

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Comment 3 of 328, added on May 14th, 2005 at 3:53 PM.

This poem could apply to today.
Increasingly the rich live more luxurious lives
by taking advantage of other people while the average
person's life grows bleaker and bleaker.
Lanston Hughes is right on here!

Jim Miller from United States
Comment 2 of 328, added on December 13th, 2004 at 7:21 PM.

I love this poem. It speaks to irony of the times. In the midst of the
Depression, there was an uber-luxe hotel opening in New York- a city that
embodied these extremes- something like the Waldorf-Astoria opening in the
midst of the city's poverty. It really gives one the idea about the class
conciousness of the time.

Victoria from United States
Comment 1 of 328, added on November 8th, 2004 at 4:14 PM.

Hughes wrote this peom while a very wealthy white lady named Charlotte
Mason was his benefactor and financial supporter. She was offended with
this poem because she felt that he was mocking rich people-(as
aforementioned, she was very rich). It is also connected to the Harlem
Renaissance.

Tiera from United States

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Advertisement For The Waldorf-Astoria
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Oct 6 2015


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