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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 up,.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Comments & analysis: Well, son, I'll tell you:Life for me ain't been no crystal stair.

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We do not know exactly how mother's life was trying but we do know that her life “ ain't been no crystal stair.” She instructs her son not to go back ...

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Mother To Son. 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 up,. And places ...

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Nov 4, 2015 ... The poem “Mother to Son”, by Langston Hughes, is an uplifting, hopeful poem about never giving up. The main symbolism in the poem is when ...

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May 26, 2016 ... "Tacks" and "splinters" indicate pain and hazardous territory. Torn boards symbolize destruction, possibly even the loss of a foundation. Finally ...