Langston Hughes's 'MOTHER To SON'

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205281488 Period 1 Ms.Langenberg Prompt: “What are the writers purposes and which devices are implemented to meet their objectives?” The works, “MOTHER TO SON “ by Langston Hughes and “NATIVE SON” by Richard Wright, both serve one purpose and that is to change the point of view of segregation. The theme that can be applied to both works is racism. Both authors use certain devices to help meet their purpose. Langston Hughes uses ethos, which is appealing to the reader through credibility. Richard Wright uses various techniques one of them being language and another being repetition. Langston Hughes’ poem has plenty of ethos due to the fact that he uses a speaker that can be relatable to everyone, and that is a
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