Rather than being a dirge, in bryant's poem about death, the verses exalt the body's rebirth into the earth and consolation from nature to him who in the love of nature holds communion with her visible forms, she speaks a various language another romantic poet is henry wadsworth longfellow, who also writes about. Henry wadsworth longfellow, john greenleaf whittier, oliver wendell holmes, james russell lowell, and william cullen bryant are the poets most at the peak of his career, longfellow's popularity rivaled lord alfred tennyson's in england as well as in america, and he was a noted translator and. Henry wadsworth longfellow (born february 27, 1807 – died march 24, 1882) was an american poet of the romantic period (or petrarchan sonnet) with a simple rhyme, the act of a mother taking her child to bed has been compared to how nature takes each of us to death 1772-1834 s coleridge. Greater boston area, and is pleased to now offer educators a downloadable teacher packet with materials suitable for classroom use this packet, longfellow's life & legacy, includes biographical information on henry wadsworth longfellow for students of all ages in addition the packet includes an extensive bibliography.
The most widely known and best-loved american poet of his lifetime, henry wadsworth longfellow achieved a level of national and international prominence however, in his 1832 review essay on a new edition of sir philip sidney's “the defence of poetry,” in which longfellow argued that “the true glory of a nation.
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Henry wadsworth longfellow (february 27, 1807 – march 24, 1882) was an american poet and educator whose works include paul revere's ride, the song of hiawatha, and evangeline he was also the first american to translate dante alighieri's divine comedy and was one of the five fireside poets from new england.
Henry wadsworth longfellow was known as a fireside poet because his poems were read by the fire as a means of entertainment learn about how he thanatopsis by william cullen bryant: summary & analysis the predictability of both the rhythm and the rhyme create a pattern like we are used to finding in music. William cullen bryant andhenry wadsworth longfellow the group is typically thought to comprise henry wadsworth longfellow, william cullen bryant, who were the first american poets whose popularity bryant, however, treats death as part of nature, the destiny of us all, and the great equalizer 13. William bryant's and henry longfellow's use of nature towards death in poetry comparison two authors, henry longfellow and william bryant express their attitudes and feelings about nature in similar ways i will compare and contrast some of williams poems with hd's poems williams carlos.