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An Investigation of Langston Hughes’ “Third Degree”

By Sarah Starchak In Langston Hughes’ poem “Third Degree,” the short lines, visual imagery, and repetition of sounds help create the defiant tone and dark atmosphere. The elements express the theme of abuse, and their effect on the reader is … Continue reading

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