Beale Street Love
by Langston Hughes
Beale Street Love Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
In a poem about a fist, a good amount of violent imagery is to be expected. But this poem also claims to be about love, so that violence has a whole other layer to it. That fist is doing some serio...
Sure, this poem is a metaphor for love, but it's rife with physical actions and the body parts that perpetrate and are affected by those actions. The body imagery helps lend a sense of the very rea...