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Style historical context langston hughes writing styles in harlem langston hughes hughes notes that he models his poetry's rhythms on musical forms such as. In langston hughes' poem “dream variations,” his writing style is based on the format of american blues music the purposefully simple words and short lines. In this lesson, we briefly examine the writing life of langston hughes from there, we summarize his poem 'i, too, sing america' and analyze its. Langston hughes was an author and a poet who was heavily influenced by blues music and incorporated it into his style of poetry in his poem the weary blues, he. Langston hughes research essay langston hughes achieved much deserved success he is best known for his poetry , however his works did not stop there.
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