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This paper argues that this simultaneous suppression and invocation of Hughes results from his broad ideological arcâ€” a trajectory that encompasses both nationalist and socialist constellations. This essay aims to relocate the significance and the inconsistencies of this trajectory within the current historical moment as it relates to the movie â€œPrecious,â€ specifically how it mystifies the systemic nature of poverty through its investments in identity politics.
Noble, Demetrius, "Pilfering Push To Make Â€Œprecious:Â€ Locating Langston In A Time Of Crisis" (2012). Theses. 51.