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Langston Hughes was a major voice of the Harlem Renaissance. He authored poems, plays, children's books, novels, and short stories. 'A Raisin in the Sun' and 'The Weary Blues' were among his accomplishments. His simple and straightforward style helped him become popular among ordinary people.
his childhood was mischievous and he was very interested in baseball. he also made a game to smash windows in.
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Langston Hughes's Awards/Acheivements In 1925, Langston Hughes entered Opportunity magazine's literary contest; he won first prize in poetry. In the same year, he entered the Amy Spingarn Contest in Crisis magazine and won poetry and essay prizes.In 1926, he won first prize in the Witter Bynner Und…
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The Harlem Renaissance had many lasting effects-- such as creating a pathway for the Civil Rights Movement some 20 years later and inspiring artists to create jazz, authors and poets and playwrights to create pieces of literary work that are now considered classics in literature, etc.
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What influenced his poetry was because of the fact that his father couldn't find a job in the United States and had to find a job in Mexico because he was a black.
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Several hundred, though most of them were short - one or two four-lined stanzas, and many are not suitable for polite company
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Aeronautical.
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The sounds of the letter o in the second line of the poem, know, older, and flow, asssonate. See also the phrase muddy bosom turn. Whether or not the repetition of the long "I" sound at the beginning of nearly every line can be considered alliteration is debatable but only the line "Ancient, dusky …
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Go to the link below; It has so many poem by Shel silverstein It's also a really really good site
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348 poems from 1917 to 1966, the year before he died
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"The Negro Speaks of Rivers" I've known rivers: I've known rivers ancient as the world and older than the flow of human blood in human veins. My soul has grown deep like the rivers. I bathed in the Euphrates when dawns were young. I built my hut near the Congo and it lulled me to sleep. I look…
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It seems as though he might have rejected some of the teachings of the churches, though that would not necessarily mean that he was not a Christian. One of his poems, "Goodbye, Christ" which he wrote as an attack on the hypocrisy of some churches became a threat to his career in later years. It see…
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because it started off the main links to today's technology :) :)
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he wanted to prove to people that he was a gret man andbrought new styles to poem
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The church, more specifically the pew he is in in the forefront of the church.
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He gave African-American people hope and pride during the Harlem renaissance.
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One day when she was getting a new look, and her hair dresser ask her if she can be in a hairstyle show and she said yes, and while she was there she was spotted by a photographer for Ebony Magazines, and from there she played a role in lots of different films.
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An example of assonance is on a proud round cloud in a white high night. Hear the mellow wedding bells.
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He won the award for best black poet in 1977 before he died.
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Columbia and New York Spain and Africa
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Langston was an American novelist, a playwright, short story writer, columist ,and also a poet...
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it means that the author is being free from segregation.
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Roger tries to struggle with Mrs.Jones, but he stops because he thinks she might do something to him.
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= onomatopoeia (This is the correct spelling.) = Figure of speech that copies natural sounds. For example, the word 'cuckoo' imitates the sound that the cuckoo makes. Such words as bang, crash, ripple, smash, splash, and thump are said to be onomatopoeic. Onomatopoeia works differently in differ…
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There is very little known about the childhood and early life of Blackbeard. He was born around 1680 as Edward Teach in Bristol, England into a wealthy family. He was also raised there.
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it was very boring only rich boys went to school and everyone spent 3 years at nursery. they didn'thave much way of entertainment and they didn't have much of a good childhood.
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Langston hughes poems were jazz
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Eminem had a rough childhood. While he was too young to remember, his father left him and his mother, poor and alone. His mother verbally abused him, did numerous drugs and stayed out late drinking. Him and his mother moved every 2 to 3 months for a few years, so it was very difficult for Marshall (…
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A man who was passionate that set several goals for himself such as being the second African American poet.
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Born in Serbia to a wealthy family. When very young, he moved to Croatia.
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He never married
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Langston Hughes didn't have any children, But he marrid some girl name Cairre
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he was never married, also, people say that he lhe went out with zora neal hurston, but he treated her bad
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Langston Hughes never married. Some scholars believe that he was homosexual, although he never said so publicly.
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65 years old
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maybe , THE WORLD WILL NEVER KNOW
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Langston hughes wrote novels ,short stories and poems
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He wrote 31 books.
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pasta and chicken
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langston hughes was famous because he was a poet .
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He didn't have kids
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Langston Hughes first lived in Harlem from about 1920 to 1923 while attending college. He traveled internationally for the next several years but settled again in Harlem in 1929. He kept New York City as his home and remained close to Harlem for the remainder of his life, until his death in 1967. He…
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He enjoyed the arts and social culture scene that was present in Brooklyn, although he was disappointed by the amount of racial discrimination that he faced while in college. He left after only one year.
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he wasn't married
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He died a natural death. (example - in his bed)He died after abdominal surgery from prostate cancer.
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I, Too, Sing America this is a straight forward poem which is powerful and has a strong message. the reader doen not need an extensive explanation of this to appriciate it.langton Hughes express himself through poetry and imagines what situation they might have been in.the speaker talks with much co…
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It was written in 1925
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he attended Coloumbia University, because his father wanted him to study mining engineering he lived near Harlem because it was filled with black people
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His Fathers name is James Nathaniel Hughes and his mothers name is Caroline Langston
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yes langston huges was married
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James Mercer Langston Hughes
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He overcame discrimination throughout his life, since he was black. His parents also divorced when he was young, so he he had a rough time.
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He died because of cancer on May 22, 1967 after abdominal surgery
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Yes, He had four, all boys Oldest - GerardSecond - ClementThird - AndreFourth - Theobald
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Langston Hughes never married anyone
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Playwright and social activist, Langston Hughes, was born in Joplin, Missouri on February 1, 1902. He died in New York City on May 22, 1967.
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Langston Hughes was born on February 1, 1902.
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Yes Hughes did write plays along withe poems, prose, short stories, novels, and jazzy poems.
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He was desciminated because he was black.
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Never in 1960 for his Spingarn medalIn 1930, his first http://wiki.answers.com/wiki/Novel, Not Without Laughter, won the http://wiki.answers.com/w/index.php?title=Harmon_Gold_Medal&action=edit&redlink=1 for literature
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Langston Hughes died on May 22, 1967 at the age of 65.
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He was a famous African American poet and writer. He enjoyed writing shorts stories and novels. Most people do not know that Langston Hughes was homosexual, but he kept it to himself.
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Midland, Michigan
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yesyes he did it was carrie hughes the mother and james langston hughes the father.
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In the poem Dreams by Langston Hughes, Hughes explores the idea that without dreams, life is without meaning. Hughes's poem expresses that one can't give up on dreams and without dreams life is a waste. Hughes first express the need for dream in the first 4 lines when he says: Hold fast to dreams …
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Langston Hughes was a famous American writer. His fame mainly came from the fact that he was the first documented black writer that could support himself with his literary work.
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He was an American poet, novelist, playwright, short story writer, and columnist. He was born in Joplin, Missouri. He was cremated. He was in the Harlem renaissance. He supported himself through his writing. Langston was born February 1, 1902. He died of prostate cancer on May 22, 1967. His father w…
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Langston Hughes was a poet and a novelist, as well as being a social activist. Some of his major accomplishments include receiving the Palms magazine Intercollegiate Poetry Award in 1927, the Spingarn Medal for distinguished achievements by an African American in 1960, and being inducted into the Na…
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he was important because he gave black people hope!
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no he didn't write play stories and poetry
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Langston Hughes chose narration to explore his essay, 'Salvation' because this was autobiographical and was something that had affected him deeply. Because he didn't feel spiritually what adults around him said he should feel when he was 'saved,' he felt dishonest when he pretended to have the feeli…
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Langston Hughes never got married
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He is famous because he was the best poem writer. He contributed in writing about black people and recognizing their music and type of speech.
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Langston Hughes contributed a tremendous influence on black culture throughout the United States during the era known as the Harlem Renaissance. He is usually considered to be one of the most prolific and most-recognized black poets of the Harlem Renaissance. He broke through barriers that very few…
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Langston Hughes was bright, talented, well traveled, and possessed the ability to capture scenes in his mind, that he would later vividly portray on paper. Langston came from a prominent Black middle class family. His maternal grandfather had been one of John Brown's raiders at the raid on Harper's …
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yes he did smoke. That's how he got prostate cancer.
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Langston Hughes was never married.
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Im not sure where he died but he died at the age of 65 or 66 and his ashes were spread in Harlem.
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Leaving Columbia in 1922, Hughes spent the next three years in a succession of menial jobs. But he also traveled abroad. He worked on a freighter down the west coast of Africa and lived for several months in Paris before returning to the United States late in 1924. By this time, he was well known in…
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His paternal father was a store keeper. His mother was a school teacher and wrote poetry. His step father worked in the steel mills.
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yes he did .Langston was the second child. the first one a boy, died prematurely before Langston was born.
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The Theme simply has to postpone one's deepest dreams and desires can lead to destruction of ones self.
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The theme of A Dream Deferred by Langston Hughes is pondering about what happens when people don't follow their dreams. It suggests that it may lead to crushing ones spirit or, on the other hand, they may just fade away and end up as a sweet memory. The poem leaves the reader to decide.
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Mother of langston hughes is Caroline Hughes.
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Langston Hughes wrote because that's how he expressed himself after his grandmother passed away that's when he started to write, his first poem was in the 8th grade. he won that year in his school to be the best poet. Langston Hughes father didnt want him to become an writer he wanted him to become …
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His biggest inspiration was Walt Whitman who he started reading in the 8th grade. He enjoyed Whitman's work so much so that when he went to Africa he in the mid 1920's he edited one of his books. He had many other inspirations, but Whitman was by far the biggest. Langston Hughes' inspirations were a…
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He was a poet, playwright, novelist, and more.
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Langston Hughes wrote more than 35 books. He also wrote poetry, musicals, dramas and plays and was considered a literary giant.
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his mom was carrie. his dad was james. his brother was john. his grandma was mary. his grandpa was charles.
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Many of Langston Hughes first poems were first published in a book called The Crisis. He had several other poems published after the release of that book but The Crisis holds his first pieces.
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his dad actually inspired him because he wrote magazines and sold them on 159th and kedzie for a living
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Langston Hughes is remembered for many accomplishments. A novelist, poet and social activist he managed to live a very full , colorful life. He was the recipient of the Palm Magazine Poetry award, the Spingarn medal for distinguished achievements by an African American in 1960
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It all depends on what you think. Most People say he was because of the certain poems he published that caused the public to think so. But he never did come out. White People in the 20's and 30's wouldn't even come out about the sexuality. So for a Black Male to, he would most likely be shunned or w…
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