Langston Hughes' Mother to Son. Well, son, I'll tell you: Life for me ain't been no
crystal stair. It's had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn up, And places ...
Mother To Son by Langston Hughes. .Well son Ill tell you Life for me aint been no
crystal stair. Its had tacks in it And splinters And boards torn up And places with ...
Langston Hughes was a prominent writer during the Harlem Renaissance. In this
poem, a mother uses the metaphor of life being like a staircase to give advice ...
Comments & analysis: Well, son, I'll tell you:Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.
Life for me ain’t been no crystal stair.
It’s had tacks in it,
Where there ain’t been no light.
’Cause you finds it’s kinder hard. More »
Jun 18, 2013 ... Mother to Son By Langston Hughes Well, son, I'll tell you: Life for me ain't been
no crystal stair. It's had tacks in it, And splinters, And boards torn ...
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Langston Hughes: Poems Summary and Analysis of "Mother to Son" and "
The Harlem Renaissance transformed writing for African-American authors in
America during the 1920s. Langston Hughes was at the heart of the awakening, ...
Aug 24, 2015 ... The entire poem by Langston Hughes is one metaphor; this is why it is called ... In
Langston Hughes's poem "Mother to Son," Langston Hughes ...
The poem begins with the mother speaking in metaphor, comparing her life to a
staircase. The imagery of a ... She tells her son, in colloquial, familiar language,
that life hasn't been the best to her. ... Home · L · Langston Hughes · Mother to