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Analysis and comments on The Negro Mother by Langston Hughes

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Comment 61 of 171, added on April 6th, 2006 at 1:28 PM.

The Negro Mother is a very emotional and heart reaching poem. I really
enjoyed performing it 4 my class.

babygurl from United States
Comment 60 of 171, added on March 29th, 2006 at 8:33 AM.

i think this poem and shows the stuff that happens to a black mother.



big t from United States
Comment 59 of 171, added on March 27th, 2006 at 6:24 PM.

this is a very intresting poem and i hope i will success to be a great poet
in my future years

ashley from United States
Comment 58 of 171, added on March 25th, 2006 at 1:22 AM.

I am an african living in the arabian gulf...I dont really relate to the
contents of this poem much,but I see a common problem.I read this poem and
all i could think of was"what about the Arabs being driven out of their own
land???who thinks about them??"
anyway this poem is my favourite ever because i really understand it..i see
it..i feel it.


zainab from United Arab Emirates
Comment 57 of 171, added on March 8th, 2006 at 10:58 PM.

I am not a big fan of poetry but i definately love this poem.I was really
touched by this poem because it talks about how the black race was treated
and is still treated today. Despite the fact that the black race was
treated that way they still periviered and became free men.


African Babe from United States
Comment 56 of 171, added on February 28th, 2006 at 1:45 PM.

this poem was the best I read out of all his the other one, and my friends
did his poem at our Black History Program!I gave this poem to sister and
told her to read it and when she did she said that was a nice poem and she
had wan't me to get some more of his poems!!

charmaine from United States
Comment 55 of 171, added on February 28th, 2006 at 1:37 PM.

this poem was the best I read out of all his the other one, and my friends
did his poem at our Black History Program!I gave this poem to sister and
told her to read it and when she did she said that was a nice poem and she
had wan't me to get some more of his poems!!

cahrmaine from United States
Comment 54 of 171, added on February 26th, 2006 at 11:57 PM.

black people still go throw the same thing every day and all i have to say
this poem touch me emoiontly and spritually just keep troting on black
people.

johnnetta from United States
Comment 53 of 171, added on February 21st, 2006 at 1:24 PM.

Hi I am 17 years of age in high school and this poem is a really good poem
and it inspres me to go further. It makes me want to reach my goal. And
fufill my dream of getting an education. And to have an education because
my people faught for us to go to school...

janee from United States
Comment 52 of 171, added on February 6th, 2006 at 6:06 PM.

MAN after reading a poem like that i just stare at my skin wondering if
people look at me for me or my skin .
After reading this peom I have had the willingness to
do better in school.Rembering that my people died
for an education,And yet im here not taking advantage of the fact that im
able to have one.

THANK YOU AND REST IN PEACE Langston Hughes


Ciara Climer

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