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Song of hiawatha

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emily trouba

on 8 January 2014

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Transcript of Song of hiawatha

Song of Hiawatha

sound divices,figurative language and narrative elements
'From the brow of Hiawatha Gone was every trace of sorrow, As the fog from off the water,And the mist from the meadow.theis lines use example of hyperbole,metaphor,onomatopoeia and simile.
The form is an epic poem and it is also a ''narrative poem.''
The intended audience was for a large audience
but the audience is for school teens/kids .
the main idea/message of the poem
The main idea of the poem is the supernatural . In the poem Hiwatha is represented through kindness,bravery and wisdom in ways we can not do.For example Hiwatha repented bravery and wisdom by letting the bear eat him so he could attack it from the inside.He also used magic to defeat the wizard who was hurting his people.
Henry Wadsworth longfellow
Henry Longfellow was born February 27 1807, in Portland,Maine but at the time it was a part of Massachusetts.He got married twice and his second wife had a tragic death because her dress caught on fire and burnt her to death and Longfellow lost his muse to write poterty.
background information
The Song of Hiawatha was first publisheed in 1855 .Longfellow was inspired to write The Song of Hiawatha because he witnesses a delegation from two tribes the Sauk and fox tribe.He was also influnced by Henry Schoolcraft an ethnologist.
the form, speaker and audience
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