Analysis Of Dreams By Langston Hughes

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Langston Hughes was born on February 1,1902.He was born in Joplin,Missouri.Langston Hughes full name was James Mercer Langston Hughes.Soon after he was born his parents separated.Langston Hughes father moved to Mexico.He was raised mostly by his grandmother.Since his mom moved around a lot during his early life.Langston Hughes grandmother was named Mary.He lived in Lawrence, Kansas until his grandmother died when he was a teenager.After his grandmother died he lived with some family friends James and Mary Reed.Later on in life he moved back in with his mother and his stepfather.Then they moved to Cleveland,Ohio.Once he moved there he went to the high school there.After a while, his house was foreclosed and sold at a sheriff 's auction.While …show more content…
In the poem Dreams by Langston Hughes the theme is that if you let your dreams go then you have nothing left in life.The poetic devices used in the poem is metaphors.The other device is symbols.The symbols include “Life is a broken-winged bird” (Dreams Langston Hughes line 3)The other device is rhythm.There are imagery in it.The structure is eight lines.The poem makes people feel sad.It also makes people not want to give up on their dreams.The poem paints an image of a frozen wasteland with the way it words it.It also makes people think about what dreams they gave up on and what they could of become.The poem shows how much the poet cares for dreams.Also it shows that he is very concerned for people who don 't dream.It shows that not being able to dream freely because of the discrimination.Also because of the time period he didn 't get as many opportunities to share his ideas with the world.The poem shows that because of his ideas that he believed that one day they would be free as the white people.The most important literacy device is metaphors in the poem.The metaphors show what he believes happens to the dreams.Also it shows that dreams are important to take care of or they get forgotten.Also it shows that dreams are a big part of life.The point that the poet was trying to make was that no matter who we are we can dream and should never give up.He also shows that he worries about the people who give up on their dreams and hopes.The way he writes his poem is to let people …show more content…
In the poem Harlem the poetic devices are similes.Also there is rhythm.Also there are rhyme.The theme of the poem is trying to figure out what happens to dreams when they are forgotten.The poem shows how much the poet cares for dreams.Also it shows that he is very concerned for people who don 't dream.It shows what he believes happens to a dream once it is forgotten.Also the structure is more questions and spaces.Also the poem shows what is eventually gonna happen.The poem shows putting off dreams just hang over you and never leaves.The dreams will take over and you wont want to do anything to fulfill it.Also the poem shows how many dreams might have been abandoned and what happen to them.Also it shows that the time period was getting worse with disgrmission and less and less people are dreaming and their lives are being ruined by it.Also it shows that many people wonder what happens to their dreams after they decided to leave them behind.It shows that dreams are so important that they can come back to haunt you for the rest of your life.Also it shows that if you leave behind a dream you are leaving behind a part of your life.Also it shows that dreams are meant to push people to heights that they never thought they could.Also it shows that dreams being left behind means that person cant change the world and make it better.They cant do it because they are dealing with the problems of society.Also it shows that everyone has dreams and are human because of it.It shows that

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