64: "The Wreck Of The Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

64: "The Wreck Of The Hesperus" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Today’s story is: A lyrical narrative poem by the famous American poet Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.

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More context: Odds are that this poem was inspired by his time living along the Atlantic ocean in coastal New England. Ship tales were a common theme for New England writers. This is an incredible example of one though.

Story Genres: Fiction, Poetry, maritime, Narrative poetry, Lyrical poetry, Epic, Sea-time, New England

Famous poems by this poet:


"Paul Revere's Ride" “The Song of Hiawatha” “Evangeline”

And many others.

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