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Why did Langston Hughes write the poem dreams?


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2012-06-07 23:17:21
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He wanted to tell people that if you that to we should world peace

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Dreams, aka Dreams Deferred, is a poem written by Langston Hughes. The poetic devices used by Hughes are analysis and commentary.

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There is an example of alliteration in the poem dreams by Langston Hughes. It can found in line 2, "for if dreams die". Other writing devices that are utilizedin this poem are rhyme, repitition, and metaphor (extended metaphor as well).

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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 For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. These 4 lines show that he thinks that life without dreams is a waste, like a "broken-winged bird/ That cannot fly" (Hughes 3-4). Next Hughes compares a life without dreams to a cold barren field when he says, "For when dreams go/ Life is a barren field/ Frozen with snow" (Hughes 6-8). In this part of the poem, Hughes compares a loss of dreams to a barren field while expressing that without dreams, nothing can happen, because being like a barren field, nothing will ever grow.

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his dreams died and hes warning people to not to make the mistake by letting them die too

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