Langston Hughes Theme For English B

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Going home and writing an essay is what every teenager looks forward to after the bell. The thrill of the pen on the paper, the excitement of the clicking keys. I bet you are having a flashback to one of your essay memories at this very minute. The poem “Theme for English B” by Langston Hughes is about Hughes getting assigned to write a paper that “comes out of you”. Hughes proceeds to go to his house, write his paper, and portray what he feels on the separation and segregation of different cultures and races. Through his wide arsenal of literary devices, Hughes provides us with a clear theme. There is no valid reason for human beings to be divided, yet society pulls us apart. All throughout the poem repetition is present which gives a meaningful

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