Definition of Langston Hughes

1. Noun. United States writer (1902-1967).

Exact synonyms: Hughes, James Langston Hughes
Generic synonyms: Author, Writer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Langston Hughes

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Literary usage of Langston Hughes

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1. Making the Match: The Right Book for the Right Reader at the Right Time by Teri S. Lesesne (2003)
"Poems written about the life of Langston Hughes in the styles of Hughes are ... A trip to the residence of Langston Hughes in Harlem is the beginning of a ..."

2. Teaching Reading to Black Adolescent Males: Closing the Achievement Gapby Alfred W. Tatum by Alfred W. Tatum (2005)
"Three short poems—"Lineage" by Margaret Walker, "I Too" by Langston Hughes, and "America" by Claude McKay—can be used this way (African American Literature ..."

3. A Kaleidoscope of Digital American Literature by Martha L. Brogan, Daphnée Rentfrow (2005)
"... The Song of the Lark by Willa Gather; Cora Unashamed by Langston Hughes; The American by Henry Jarnes; and The Ponder Heart by Eu- dora Welty (47). ..."

4. Strategies That Work: Teaching Comprehension for Understanding and Engagement by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis (2007)
"Coming Home: From the Life of Langston Hughes by Floyd Cooper The story of the early life of the renowned poet Langston Hughes, who grew up in poverty with ..."

5. Socratic Circles: Fostering Critical And Creative Thinking In Middle And by Matt Copeland (2005)
"Zach: Do you think that's what Langston Hughes means? Chris: Yeah, don't you? Zach: I don't know. I mean, I see it on one level, but I think there's ..."

6. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Langston Hughes BONTEMPS, AW Story of the Negro. Knopf, 1948. Important for the inclusion of incidents and personalities little known and seldom found in ..."

7. Deeper Reading: Comprehending Challenging Texts, 4-12 by Kelly Gallagher (2004)
"They will read the poetry of Langston Hughes and Jimmy Santiago Baca. They will read current newspaper and magazine articles. Taken together, these pieces ..."

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