Essays Tagged: "Longfellow"

Civil War Cell phones.

modern forms of communication. Just think of how difficult it was for generals, such as Lee, Grant, Longfellow, Meade, Jackson, and the beloved General Sherman. During their time it was much more diff ...

(4 pages) 80 0 2.8 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Library & Information Science

Robert Frost

Classroom Issues and StrategiesIf students have encountered Longfellow before taking a college course, the poems they know are not in this anthology: Evangeline ... w are not in this anthology: Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha, The Courtship of Miles Standish. The Longfellow of this anthology is our late twentieth-century "revisionist" Longfellow, and except in p ... ognizable as a writer who might have written those famous poems. If students have not actually read Longfellow, but merely heard of him (the typical case), they want to know why he's so famous.Longfel ...

(2 pages) 52 2 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry

Longfellow- Writing Incorporates Religion

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow incorporates religious themes into his poetical work. His religious beliefs were in favor ... "The Divine Tragedy" and "The Bells of San Blas" show his positivity toward the Catholic church. In Longfellow's life, he went through periods of depression as a reaction to his wives' deaths. During ... ent through periods of depression as a reaction to his wives' deaths. During these times of sorrow, Longfellow turned to his faith which helped him move through the mourning process. In Longfellow's p ...

(6 pages) 28 0 0.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

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

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

h. 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 ways. Lon ... de 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", Lon ...

(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 19th century an ... a window for us to see how people's tastes changed over centuries . The poems" A Psalm of Life" by Longfellow and "After Apple-Picking" by Frost both deal with one subject--"the meaning of life" and ... first. From the title "A Psalm of Life" and the repetition of the word "life" over and over again, Longfellow makes his topic obvious. He, as the "young man", tells the reader what he thinks the mean ...

(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 27, 1807. Longf ... . Longfellow was a child of eight having three brothers and four sisters. He was the son of Stephen Longfellow and Zilpah Wadsworth Longfellow. His ancestors came to America in 1676 from Yorkshire, En ... ng school at Portland Academy, only at the age of three, was just some of the early experiences for Longfellow would endure. At the age of six, his family received a letter from his school that stated ...

(3 pages) 531 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Silence

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 ... gives a clear example of how Moore illustrates her point through a secondary historical figure (3).Longfellow's grave is an object of a quest; however, the quest for Longfellow's grave does not go on ...

(5 pages) 708 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 is very rich and ... road-winged flight". The comparison of the Night with the beloved woman is kept throughout the poem.Longfellow does not ignore even "little" words, he enriches even the simplest and the humblest of th ... comparisons work metaphorically and the meanings and associations become one.Similes and allusions: Longfellow also uses similes when he is talking about two things at the same time. He explicitly com ...

(7 pages) 9901 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Poetry