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Analysis and comments on Justice by Langston Hughes

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Comment 25 of 36, added on February 24th, 2012 at 9:44 AM.
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Comment 22 of 36, added on March 24th, 2010 at 7:11 AM.

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Comment 21 of 36, added on March 23rd, 2010 at 1:14 AM.
Justice

I immediately loved this poem. It's a poem of hope for equality. It took me
a couple of readings to get a full understanding. "Justice" is the
blindfolded mythological goddess that symbolizes truth and justice. She
was not blind according to myths. But, L.H. has made her blind in the poem.
And, the only people that are aware of this are blacks. Since Justice can
no longer see and can only hear of injustice practices, she can no longer
judge based on skin color. This may sound confusing but L.H. felt that it
was okay to dream.

Scarlet from United States
Comment 20 of 36, added on January 20th, 2010 at 7:49 PM.

When I see the first line, I immediately see that justice is supposed to be
non-judgmental and thus "blind." And on the second line where it says "we
black are wise," I find it is saying they are wise or used to the actual
JUDGING. The "festering sores" show that justice is still judgmental, and
leans towards the black people (back in the day). My analysis...am I right?
(I hope, doing this for a project)

Cail from Canada
Comment 19 of 36, added on April 2nd, 2009 at 6:25 PM.

I interprated the last lines of it saying that if you don't understand the
entire truth with unbandeged eyes thinking you've understood it all, you
could get the wrong impression and learn to oppose the excat people who are
really trying their best.

Im 13 and doing a project for school :) so this website really helped me
get other views from this poem. thanks!

Abby from United States
Comment 18 of 36, added on July 21st, 2008 at 8:49 PM.

Justice is meant to be blind, meaning that the determination of guilt or
innocence is not made with any bias or prejudice. However, in my opinion I
think that Hughes is making a satire of this symbol. When Hughes says
“Justice is Blind” he means that it is completely nonexistent for African
Americans. Justice is unable to see the black community; justice is unable
to reach the black community.

Harriet from United States
Comment 17 of 36, added on May 15th, 2008 at 6:55 PM.

Reading this poem each and everyday has changed my life forever. The words
of langston Hughes are a key part in my everyday life.

Young Leez from Jamaica

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Justice
Added: Feb 20 2003
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