The Negro Speaks of Rivers

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What does the metaphor of the river mean to you? Read "The Negro Speaks of Rivers" by Langston Hughes, and discuss the various poetic devices he uses to make his poem sing. Then, answer the response questions on page 2 to think more deeply about the poem.

Black History Month High School Middle School Poetry Worksheets: The Negro Speaks of Rivers
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