This study guide will help you analyze the text “One Friday Morning” by Langston Hughes. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on the summary, structure, characters, setting, narrator and point of view, language, theme and message.
Presentation of the text
Title: “One Friday Morning”
Author: Langston Hughes
Date of Publication: 1941
Genre: Short Story
Langston Hughes (1902-1967) was an African-American writer of short stories, novels and poems, being well-known for his jazz poetry. He was also an African-American Rights activist, which is reflected in many of his stories dealing with racism and discrimination faced by African-Americans in the US.
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