In what ways does Philip Freneau’s poetry reveal his admiration for British poetical achievements?
By what techniques does Freneau attempt to translate his patriotic fervor into poetry? How successful is he in this effort?
What are the objects of Freneau’s satire? What satirical techniques does he chiefly employ?
What structural devices are found in the poem “On Mr. Paine’s Rights of Man”?
Compare Freneau’s practice of adding philosophical reflection to his nature poems with the same tendency in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s poetry.