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Langston Hughes and Alice Walker

Why does Langston Hughes answer his main question with a list of questions and is he expressing political of societal values in Dream Deferred? Are there any themes that are the same in Hughes' work compared to "Everyday Use" by Alice Walker?

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Great question!

First of all, as you examine why Langston Hughes answers his main question with a list of questions, I feel like he does it for poetic effect, emphasis, and to really engage fully with the reader, allowing him or her to probe these questions as well. What do you think about his style and form?

Because Hughes creates his piece in the genre and form of a poem, I feel that the list of questions makes it more ...

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Themes from Langston Hughes and Alice Walker are examined.

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