Essays Tagged: "Henry Wadsworth Longfellow"

Mao and his intolerance to criticism

nd usWe can make our lives sublime.And, departing, leave behind usFootprints on the sands of time.- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882)History: His story. The story of man, his struggles, his progr ...

(12 pages) 206 3 4.3 Mar/1997

Subjects: History Term Papers > Asian History

Describes symbolism in "A Jury of Her Peers"

like a ghost that is speechless, till some questioning voice dissolves the spell of its silence." (Henry Wadsworth Longfellow). Longfellow's quote is a wonderful interpretation Susan Glaspell's short ... e men dominate and repress women cannot and will not be tolerated.Works CitedRoberts, Edgar V., and Henry E. Jacobs. Literature: An Introduction to Reading and Writing."A Jury of Her Peers." 154-168. ...

(4 pages) 157 0 5.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Comparing and Contrasting Walt Whitman's "I Hear America Singing" and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Possibilities".

In "Possibilities" and "I Hear America Singing", Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Walt Whitman have different views on the presence or the lack of poet ... on "sings what belongs to him or her and to none else." A conclusive statement would be to say that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow finds that poetry is written by commoners, and sees "possibilities" of in ...

(1 pages) 44 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Longfellow- Writing Incorporates Religion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow incorporates religious themes into his poetical work. His religious belie ... tained the Angel unawares." is a famous line adapted from St. Paul's Epistle to the Hebrews. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was a man who was loyal to his faith. He felt strongly about his Catholic ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Early American Timeline with Literature Analysis.

14, the Star Spangled Banner was written by Francis Key Scott. Witnessing the bombardment of Fort McHenry, Francis Key Scott was inspired to write "The Star Spangled Banner." Soon the "Star Spangled B ... iel Hawthorne, in 1850, publishes "The Scarlet Letter".In 1851, "The New York Times" was founded by Henry Jarvis Raymond and George Jones. "The New York Times" goes on to become on of the biggest and ...

(17 pages) 101 0 5.0 Sep/2005

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Analysis of The Poem "The Cambridge Ladies Who Live In Furnished Souls"

he church's protestant blessingsdaughters, un scented shapeless spirited)they believe in Christ and Longfellow, both deadare invariably interested in so many things_at the present writing one still fi ... Sunday best and reaffirm to each other that their lifestyle is perfect.They "believe in Christ and Longfellow, both dead" because both are fashionable (although hardly similar) heroes. Because of the ...

(4 pages) 20 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Age of Romanticism in American Literature

re articles unique to American culture. For the next two decades, American writers such as Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Hawthorne, ...

(1 pages) 38 1 4.3 Mar/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

William Bryant's and Henry Longfellow's use of nature towards death in poetry. Comparison.

rebirth. The reader can easily relate to this, whether it be comforting or disturbing. Two authors, Henry Longfellow and William Bryant express their attitudes and feelings about nature in similar way ... the Tide Falls", and Bryant's, "Thanatopsis" show that they view death in a good way.To begin with, Henry Longfellow uses nature in contrast with a persons lifetime. In "The Tide Rises, the Tide Falls ...

(2 pages) 18 0 0.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Pursuit for the Meaning of Life

It is interesting to notice the fact that both Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Robert Frost are considered the most famous poets of their times, the ...

(3 pages) 45 0 3.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

Childrens Hour

Named after his uncle, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow was born in Portland, Maine in a house looking over the ocean on February ... would endure. At the age of six, his family received a letter from his school that stated, "Master Henry Longfellow is one of the best boys we have in school. He spells and reads very well. He can al ... d multiply numbers. His conduct last quarter was very correct and amiable." As a young child, Henry always admired literature. His mother would read to him and his siblings' stories like "Don Qu ...

(3 pages) 523 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The Symbolism Of HMS Somerset In “Paul Revere’s Ride”

The ship, the HMS Somerset, described in the lines twenty to twenty-three of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Paul Revere's Ride" refers to the embellished power of the British Emp ...

(1 pages) 1526 0 0.0 Jan/2002

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Nathaniel Hawthorne

e versa, and this situation Hawthorne carried with him into adulthood. Later he wrote to his friend Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: "I have locked myself in a dungeon and I can't find the key to get out." ... ).In 1842 Hawthorne became friends with the Transcendentalists in Concord - Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau, Bronson Alcott, but generally he did not have much confidence in intellectuals ...

(1 pages) 375 0 0.0 Oct/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American


apers, conversations, and books, in the process of incorporation substantially. "[H]ave to be shown Longfellow's grave" gives a clear example of how Moore illustrates her point through a secondary his ... secondary historical figure (3).Longfellow's grave is an object of a quest; however, the quest for Longfellow's grave does not go on long as the superior visitors can find the grave without aid. Moor ...

(5 pages) 694 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Literary Analysis of the poem “Hymn to the Night”, by

Literary Analysis of the poem "Hymn to the Night", by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, applying the "New Criticism" approach.Imagery: The imagery of the hymn i ...

(7 pages) 9842 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

The Rainy Day Analysis

when he writes "days are dark and dreary" (10). The words have repeating initial consonance sounds.Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, the writer, may have experienced a time like this and composed the poem ... we were to experience a bad time like this he would want us to feel hope even in the darkest times. Henry wrote this poem to send a message that if things aren't working out for you and life is rough, ...

(2 pages) 11 0 0.0 Mar/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Accomplished Life of Washington Irving

gs in Europe would also encourage many other authors such as; Nathaniel Hawthorne, Herman Melville, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and Edgar Allan Poe to follow in his footsteps. However; there were many ...

(6 pages) 32 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Franklin Pierce: The 14th president of the United States

ating clubs. Thoughout his attendance at Bowdoin College, Pierce met writer Nathaniel Hawthorne and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. , with whom he formed a friendship. When he joined the Athenian Society ...

(5 pages) 1101 0 5.0 Feb/2009

Subjects: History Term Papers

Stylistic Analysis

ings and effects are produced by literary texts. Nowadays by stylistics the modern British linguist Henry Widdowson means "the study of literary discourse from a linguistic orientation, i.e. stylistic ... listic-semantic features of H.W.Longfellow's poem "The Song of Hiawatha" (Introduction)"Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth (1807-1882) was the most widely published and most famous American poet of the 1800' ...

(38 pages) 4 0 0.0 Jan/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature > Poetry

Edgar Allan Poe

enore. That same year, he found himself under attack for his stinging criticisms of his fellow poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Poe claimed that Longfellow, a widely popular literary figure, was a pla ...

(4 pages) 6 0 0.0 Sep/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

the scarlet letter

the ''w. Later, they moved to Maine, and Hawthorne attended Bowdoin College. He became friends with Henry Wadsworth Longfellow and Franklin Pierce. In 1825, Hawthorne began writing, but he ended up bu ...

(2 pages) 0 0 0.0 Oct/2014

Subjects: Area & Country Studies Essays