Langston Hughes: Poet of the People

How are Langston and his father different from one another?
Langston is a writer and a dreamer. His practical father runs a ranch.

Why did the author write this play?
The author wrote it to show that people sometimes need to take risks.

What will Langston’s father do if his son leaves school?
If Langston leaves school, his father will not give him anymore money.

How are Langston and Thad different?
Langston wants to be a writer; Thad wants to be a doctor and earn a good living.

Why is this selection called “Langston Hughes: Poet for the People”?
It tells about how Hughes wanted to write about African American life.

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