scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 423
Salvation Langston Hughes After reading the excerpt from Langston Hughess autobiography Salvation I pondered the many factors of religion and what makes a person believe in god or not believe in god I believe that religion is a form of individual expression and that each person should have the freedom to conform his or her identity to whatever religion feels right to that person or even to conform to no religion at all I think that if I had been in Langstons position sitting on a mourners bench in his Aunties church waiting for Jesus to save me I probably would have lied and said that Jesus had saved me I would have done this mainly to forgo any further complications or opinions just as Langston did after all of the other children had claimed that Jesus had saved them Because I am not a believer in God I could easily relate with Langstons doubts about the existence of a Jesus in the closing sentences of this excerpt In the opening paragraph Langston exhibits a calm and logical opinion towards being saved by Jesus He does not display any fierce objections nor does he exhibit any outbursts of excitement or anxious doubts He seems to believe that Jesus will save him with the same cordial innovation as is later displayed when the other children are being saved As the story progresses and Langstons anxiety prevails he wonders when or if Jesus will ever in fact save him at all While Jesus is saving all of the other children I felt rather curious as to whether or not Langston would ever be saved I wondered while Jesus saved all of the children except for Langston if these other children were in fact seeing Jesus or if they were lying so that the process of saving them from sin would proceed in a smooth and cordial manner But as I read the closing paragraphs my curiosity
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA