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Beale Street Love

Beale Street Love

  

by Langston Hughes

Analysis: Writing Style

Lyric/dramatic

The poem is descriptive and doesn’t have a determined speaker, which makes it lyric. The fact that it has a line of dialogue gives it a dramatic flair. However, since there’s only one line of dialogue we can’t say the poem is totally dramatic.

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