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The Gift Outright

Having been fortunate enough at the age of 13, to view John Kennedy’s inauguration on television, I witnessed history. Robert Frost, the first poet to speak at an inauguration, had composed a...

Latest answer posted September 4, 2012, 3:52 pm (UTC)

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Imagery generally refers to sensory descriptions. Authors often use the five senses to draw a reader's attention. Robert Frost uses very little sensory description, or imagery, in "The Gift...

Latest answer posted January 18, 2019, 4:58 pm (UTC)

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The Gift Outright

One particular difference between "Dedication" and "The Gift Outright" is its scope of historical embrace. "Dedication" takes the construction of the nation into more detail and farther back than...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2013, 10:49 am (UTC)

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The Gift Outright

The author appears to have had multiple purposes in writing the poem, "The Gift Outright". On one level, it is a statement about the history and future of the United States of America. Frost...

Latest answer posted April 23, 2009, 6:33 am (UTC)

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Robert Frost's poem “The Gift Outright” presents an interesting reflection on colonists and their land. The poem begins with the rather strange statement that “the land was ours before we were the...

Latest answer posted August 6, 2021, 2:46 pm (UTC)

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The Gift Outright

Consonance can be defined as the repetition of similar sounding consonant letters, and it is often used to create a harsh or soft tone, depending on the sounds of the consonants that are repeated....

Latest answer posted June 10, 2019, 10:00 am (UTC)

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