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"Warm Summer Sun"

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Keagan Reger

on 26 March 2014

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"Warm Summer Sun"

Summary

The poem Warm Summer Sun is about the sun in summer, this poem tells how the sun shines in summer. It tells about summer a little bit too. You can tell that this poem is written from the point of view of a person. You can tell this by sod the southern wind and the summer sun shining above them.
Mark Twain Biography

Mark Twain (a.k.a., Samuel Longhorne Clemens) was born in the little town of Florida, Missouri, on November 30, 1835, shortly after his family had moved there from Tennessee. When Twain was about four, his family moved again, this time to Hannibal, Missouri.
"Warm Summer Sun"
Written By:Mark Twain

Created by: Keagan Reger
"Warm Summer Sun"
Warm summer sun,
Shine kindly here,
Warm southern wind,
Blow softly here.
Green sod above,
Lie light, lie light.
Good night, dear heart,
Good night, good night.
Literary Devices
Repetition: Good Night, Good Night & Lie light, Lie Light
Tone & Shifts
The speakers tone is peaceful and calm.
Some shifts are towards the begging its more upbeat and towards the end its peaceful
Definitions
Sod- Fake Grass
Onomatopoeia- Shine, Light, Blow
Theme
The speaker is telling us about how summer feels and how peaceful it is
Twain's father died when Twain was twelve years old
for the next ten years, Twain was an apprentice printer and then a printer both in Hannibal and in New York City.
Hoping to find his fortune, he conceived a wild scheme of making a fortune in South America.
On a riverboat to New Orleans, he met a famous riverboat pilot who promised to teach him the trade for five hundred dollars.
After completing his training, Twain piloted riverboats along the Mississippi for four years.
During this time, he became familiar with the towns along the mighty River and became acquainted with the characters who would later inhabit many of his novels, especially Tom Sawyer and Huck Finn.
Biography (continued)
Why I Choose this poem
I choose this poem because I like summer and it had some good detail about summer.

I also choose it because it makes me feel like I'm in summer. Instead of in this cold winter, which is suppose to be spring.
Alliteration-Summer Sun
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