01: Langston Hughes

Langston Hughes was a major player in the Harlem Renaissance. He had a prolific literary career, and is most widely known for his poetry. He often wrote about race, urban living, and social consciousness.

The following illuminated texts were created by students and highlight their understanding of Hughes's poetry.

Illuminated Text Dreams

Illuminated Text I Too Sing America

Mother To Son Illuminated Text

This lino was used to guide our class discussion of Hughes's poetry. Click on the image for a larger view.

Aleecia Cotton,
Feb 23, 2012, 6:52 AM