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Beale Street Love

Beale Street Love


by Langston Hughes

Beale Street Love: It's a violent world True or False

1. What does Clorinda ask love to do? -> Stop hitting her
2. "Beale Street Love" is: -> An extended metaphor
3. What does the fist hit first? -> Nose
4. Why does free verse work for "Beale Street Love"? -> Because it fits the violent content
5. Who does the fist belong to? -> A brown man