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Dreams Poem & Rhyme Scheme

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  • 1. Dreams by Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow.
  • 2. Dreams by Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly . Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow . The author rhymes die and fly in the first stanza. Go and snow rhyme in the second stanza.
  • 3. Rhyme Scheme
    • Rhyme scheme is the specific order of the rhymes in a poem
    • Each time a new rhyming word appears at the end of a line, it is assigned a new letter
    • Look at the rhyme scheme in the poem Dreams by Langston Hughes
  • 4. Dreams by Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. A B C B A B C B
  • 5. Dreams by Langston Hughes Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a broken-winged bird That cannot fly. Hold fast to dreams For when dreams go Life is a barren field Frozen with snow. A B C B A B C B

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