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Harlem (Dream Deferred)

Harlem (Dream Deferred)

by Langston Hughes

Analysis: Tough-O-Meter

(3) Base Camp

The questions of this poem lead us to some weighty issues lurking at its heart, but we're willing to bet you have experience with the idea of deferred dreams, and that you've felt the range of emotion that our speaker explores. We're willing to bet you and this poem will have lots to talk about.

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