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Analysis and comments on Dream Variations by Langston Hughes

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Comment 37 of 130, added on February 18th, 2011 at 6:27 AM.
hi

He is Marvelous because he is the part of one who has started fighting
against white through literature after slavery system. Also he was a member
of Harlem renaissance.

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Comment 36 of 130, added on April 17th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 35 of 130, added on October 8th, 2009 at 4:00 PM.

I deepyl agree with Andy on this. I think that Langston Hughes uses his
poems to express his love of the African American Community on a deeper
level. This poem really moves me.

Kemonde Elston from United States
Comment 34 of 130, added on October 8th, 2009 at 3:48 PM.

I think the first stanza is during slavery where he can only show his true
feelings in the night but the second stanza is about the times just after
the abolishment of slavery where he can be who he wants to be without
having to hide it in the black of night

andy from United States
Comment 33 of 130, added on March 1st, 2009 at 2:22 PM.

thank you so much man..helped me alot i love this poem

chris from United States
Comment 32 of 130, added on February 19th, 2009 at 10:50 AM.

This poem is awesome and i love it. It really shows how us black people
used to live and i love it. Now you know how we felt. Through him!

Deon Calhoun from United States
Comment 31 of 130, added on January 13th, 2009 at 9:41 PM.

the first stanza is his dream. the second reality.
in the first stanza, there is no feeling of force and harshness. he is
simply whirling and dancing wherever he wants and then when the evening
comes, he would rest under a tree as an dark man.
in the second, he has to forcefully and aggressively dance and whirl and he
must do it defiantly against the sun (or the whites) and when the night
comes, he will rest as a black man.
in shorter words, this poem is his dream of equality.

JJ

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Dream Variations
Added: Feb 20 2003
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Poem of the Day: Sep 5 2003


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