A Dream Deferred, By Langston Hughes

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In the famous poem A dream deferred written by Langston Hughes, the poet writes about the consequences of a dream deferred but not denied. The phrases a dream deferred and a dream denied are completely different. A dream denied is a dream that is being refused to be given. A dream deferred is a dream that is postponed or put off to a later time. In comparison to a dream denied, a dream deferred is still attainable. In the Raisin in the Sun, the Younger family’s dreams of moving up in society and building a better life. Sadly this dream is being deferred by outside influences such as racism; however their dreams are not lost and are still obtainable. As for Beneatha Younger, her dream of becoming a doctor is not being denied but it is being

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