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Langston Hughes wrote during the Harlem Renaissance period (1920s). Given his work extended past the 1920s, he has been associated with both the Modern and Post-Colonial periods as well. That said,...

Latest answer posted June 20, 2012, 7:06 pm (UTC)

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The "style" section of the enotes study guide on Hughes' play "Mulatto" identifies three things that might help to answer your question: setting, language, and foreshadowing. The setting is...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2009, 12:14 am (UTC)

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Settings are very important to most texts given it allows the reader to make certain inferences about the characters simply based upon where the story takes place. Any actions which conflict with...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2012, 12:54 pm (UTC)

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Mulatto is a socio-political play about a victim of divided inheritance. The action takes place in the 1930s, on a plantation in Georgia, at a time when whites exercised complete control over...

Latest answer posted November 19, 2018, 6:50 am (UTC)

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Realism can be defined in a number of different ways, and your answer to this question will depend on your particular defintion. For example, you might define realism as an attempt to represent the...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2009, 11:58 pm (UTC)

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The theme of Mulatto is what W. E. B. DuBois called the "color line," the line that separates Black people from white people in a way that "others" Black people as different and less worthy of...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2021, 11:58 pm (UTC)

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In Langston Hughes’s play Mulatto, Hughes challenges the notion of Black people “knowing their place” because the characters disobey Colonel Thomas Norwood’s dictates and try and take charge of...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2021, 4:15 pm (UTC)

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The main character in “Mulatto,” a poem by Langston Hugues, is nameless. He merely calls himself “your son” when addressing the white man. All we know about him comes from the rest of the poem. We...

Latest answer posted November 8, 2019, 10:07 pm (UTC)

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As the title of the story implies, Georges is a "mulatto," the product of a mixed-race heritage. His mother Laisa is a slave, raped by Albert, her wicked master with an appalling reputation for...

Latest answer posted March 12, 2019, 10:20 am (UTC)

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At first I thought you were asking about a short story, such as Victor Sejour's "The Mulatto," but I think now that you mean Langston Hughes' play Mulatto. In Hughes' play, Cora is a black...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2009, 12:03 am (UTC)

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Here's the citation as it was generated for me when I followed the previous poster's instructions: "Mulatto: Introduction." Drama for Students. Ed. Marie Rose Napierkowski. Vol. 18. Detroit: Gale,...

Latest answer posted November 3, 2009, 12:19 am (UTC)

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If you are looking to write a paper on this topic, you might be interested in checking out our page, "How to Write a Compare and Contrast Essay." Good Luck! These are both wonderful stories.

Latest answer posted July 21, 2008, 6:08 pm (UTC)

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