Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Snow-Flakes"
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This paper explains that Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "Snow-Flakes" poem is a description of how nature reveals the very essence of grief and despair through the evocation of snow and the onset of winter. The author points out that, throughout this poem, the central meaning and intention of the poet is conveyed by the use of various techniques and formal poetic devices. The paper relates that the most obvious device is the use of structural elements to divide the poem into three areas of related interest, which combine to make up the central theme of the work. The paper includes quotations from the poem.
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