Tag: Langston Hughes

  • One Friday Morning Summary

    “One Friday Morning” is a short story by Langston Hughes. It was first published in 1941. The story is about a young black girl named Nancy Lee who is starting her first day of school. She is excited to be going to a new school, but she quickly realizes that she is the only black […]

  • Salvation Langston Hughes Analysis

    Salvation is a poem by Langston Hughes in which he tells the story of his “salvation” from sin. He begins by recounting a time when he was 12 years old and was “saved” from sin by his aunt. He then goes on to describe how, as an adult, he no longer believes in salvation or […]

  • Thank You M’am Essay

    Thank You M’am is a short story by Langston Hughes. It tells the story of a young boy, Roger, who tries to steal a woman’s purse. He is caught in the act, but she does not turn him in to the police. Instead, she takes him home and feeds him dinner. The story ends with […]