Ch 13: The Works of Langston Hughes

About This Chapter

Explore the works of Langston Hughes using these detailed and easy-to-follow lessons. You'll learn how to interpret and analyze a range of works by this influential African-American poet.

The Works of Langston Hughes Chapter Summary

These lessons provide a comprehensive overview of the plots, themes and poetic devices found in the works of Langston Hughes. You'll tackle a variety of topics, including:

  • Key themes
  • Tone
  • Poetic devices and symbolism
  • Irony and alliteration

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How to Use this Chapter

Whether you need homework help, inspiration for an upcoming term essay, or simply consider yourself a literature lover, these lessons will help you broaden your knowledge of one of the United States' greatest writers. View the lessons in any order and study at your own pace, and be sure to test yourself with the short quizzes provided at the end of each section.

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