Harlem (Dream Deferred)
Harlem (Dream Deferred) Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Dreams, Hopes, and Plans
Dreams are awesome things, and we can chat about them until the cows come home. But are dreams really dreams if they are never pursued? In "Harlem," the speaker discusses the darker underbelly of p...
Just like humans and lots of other living things in the world, dreams grow, transform, and change their shape, whether we want them to or not. The speaker in "Harlem" wonders how dreams might chang...
Our speaker of "Harlem" presents us with several juicy philosophical questions about dreams. For example, are dreams meant to be thought about or acted upon? Is it a bad thing never to pursue a dre...
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