Langston Hughes Harlem Analysis

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Langston Hughes’s poem” Harlem”, ask a great question, what happens to a dream deferred? We start out early in our lives with an endless amount of dreams for the future. Dreams for ourselves and dreams on a global scale. As children we dream of being a fireman, a police officer, teacher, or an astronaut. On a global scale we dream of peace and equality. What becomes of those dreams when they are postponed and overdue?
Interpreting the first verse of the poem “does it dry up like a raisin in the sun (Hughes 1031)? The writer is saying, that initially there is a grand plan started to achieving a goal. The longer it takes to implement, the idea becomes a scaled down version from the original. Understanding, “Or fester like a sore—And

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