We looked at 'Dreams' a short 8 line poem by Hughes to set the scene. We also studied racial segregation in the USA

This is the PowerPoint that we used to do textual analysis etc on the poem

A Guide to Hughes

A PowerPoint with various example questions for practice essays

Text of 'I hear America singing' by Walt Whitman which caused Hughes to write 'I too sing America' in reply

A pdf copy of the image handout below