A Stylistic Analysis of Langston Hughes’ Selected Poems

  • Hersh Mohamad Mohamad Amin College of languages-English department/Salahaddin university-Erbil
  • Suhayla H. Majeed College of languages-English department / Salahaddin University-Erbil
Keywords: Stylistics, Poems, Phonological Level, Lexical Level, Semantic Level


The scope of this paper is limited to the Stylistics Analysis of Langston Hughes’ three selected poems under the titles of “Dream Deferred”, “Justice”, and “The Negro Speaks of Rivers”. The analysis is carried out under the aspect of phonological, lexical and semantic levels. The aim of this study is to discover the Stylistic devices the poet has used in his poems to enhance his message as well as to express to his community and the world his ideas, concerns and observation on socio-political issues. Also, to get better understanding of the message he is trying to convey.


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How to Cite
Mohamad Amin H, Majeed S. A Stylistic Analysis of Langston Hughes’ Selected Poems. JAHS [Internet]. 20Feb.2020 [cited 23May2022];24(1):266 -277. Available from: https://zancojournals.su.edu.krd/index.php/JAHS/article/view/3018