A literary analysis of the poem theme for english b by langston hughes

Stream of Consciousness "Theme for English B" is written in a stream-of-consciousness style, a narrative technique meant to mirror the passage of thoughts through the mind. All of these musings and conclusions become his page for English B. This was located at the heart of the Harlem Renaissance.

This statement, by the persona, repeats his belief that the American society is a melting pot. The poet stresses the role of the author in building up not only the meaning of the text, but its truth value as well. He hazards a guess that whatever he can see, hear, and feel, must be the truth.

His being the only colored one also makes him the odd one out.

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And the question arises for the need for an English B.

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Poetry Analysis: Langston Hughes’ “Theme for English B”