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Inside “The Big Sea”

A Look at the Socio-Political Implications of Langston Hughes' Autobiography “You see, unfortunately, I am not black…. In Africa, the word is more pure. It means all Negro, therefore black.” (Hughes 11) So begins Langston Hughes’ flashback into his childhood in The Big Sea, the autobiography that narrates his life and times until the end… Continue reading Inside “The Big Sea”