Historical Poetry Analysis

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The poem entitled “On the Pulse of Morning” is a time-honored piece unrolling the film of time, and featuring humanity and its travel through time. This poem is a requirement for United States History, section 2111, to analyze the poem in your own words. In doing so, you must somehow relate to the poem, channel a moment or two of you past, and conform it to the poem. Accounts of students from various other backgrounds provide the poet with support from genuine evidence. History and evolution is compared with certain elements of nature, specifically the rock, river, and tree. I like the poem. This poem is really interesting, very imaginative, and very inventive. It makes you think a lot. But while reading at the poem you really gaze at the stanzas with such amazement. It is quite a historical piece, discussing how the world was before people arrived, and the great effort they had to put forth till they reached the very day that the author ultimately dawns on the reader. When I first got this assignment, it seemed a bit complicated. You have to think a lot about how you fit into this poem. Constantly contemplating, deep in thought, immersed in my past, I thought maybe I could discuss the time I first moved to the United States. But before I began to write the poem, I thought that I might not much to say, and while saying it just happen it to be more than necessary. Yet the greatest challenge that lay ahead, as with any paper, is making this introduction. While reading this poem, it brought back plenty of information that we may have reviewed in past history and evolutionary courses. The rock is the Earth itself, particularly America in relation to the poem. The river may be the passage between the eastern and wester... ... middle of paper ... ...ut illuminating speaking from the start of evolution, to the dawn if civilization, ultimately to the founding of America and the New World. All these discussions lead the writers till today, the bright and golden morning the writer’s eventual destination. The loss of a dreadful, terrible, deplorable past brings us to this bright new glorious morning. The travel to time to nowadays much relates the poem to American history and the current society. The bright new day, the tree planted by the river, the deeply rooted plants in a garden of society, the solid rock where mankind stands now all pins down to the what the poet is trying to express. The stanzas graphically elaborate on the rock, river, and tree. The stanzas have no definite rhythm and no certain pattern. I think that the three main features-tree, rock, river-may affect everyone in some aspects of life.
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