Langston Hughes: Summary

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Hughes conveys his feelings throughout the story. He confesses early on how he does not feel what the others are feeling in the church. We learn that Hughes was trying to wait for Jesus to come to him but instead felt nothing at all. Not saying that the other children did not feel something but it seems as though they were only participating because it was what the adults wanted them to do. He was being honest and when the adults started to get restless and he still had not felt anything he decided to lie. Which in return made him feel guilty but no one knew. In religion sometimes people can be pushy and brainwash others into doing and thinking things even if they do not agree. Langston showed us this is what happened to him and Westley if

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