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...Selected Poems of Langston Hughes. New York, NY: Random House, LLC, 1990. 7. Print.
Hughes, Langston. "Dream Boogie."Selected Poems of Langston Hughes. New York, NY: Random House, LLC, 1990. 221. Print.... , Hughes allowed his words to reflect the rich culture. Through various literary devices for emphasis, themes dwelling on African-American heritage and in a simple language that many people can read, Hughes effectively presents the cultural diversity of an African-American not just to other races, but also most especially to his fellow African-Americans.
Hughes’ style of poetry shows his strong background in rhythm and a hint of jazz, evident in his use of imagery, simile, metaphor, caesura, and repetition of words or lines for emphasis. His poem “Danse Africaine” exemplifies the use of...