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Analysis and comments on America by Gertrude Stein

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Comment 2 of 244, added on May 27th, 2009 at 11:00 PM.

This poem is about immigration. Gertrude's father was an immigrant from
Germany, and so was her mother's parents. This poem is supposed to be read
like its being written by an actual immigrant. Most of the middle lines are
sentence fragments, like how an immigrant would speak who just came to
America, and just learned English. The last lines are talking about how all
the people in America are now one, and they have planted their own roots in
America.

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Comment 1 of 244, added on March 6th, 2008 at 11:03 AM.

HUH!!! I don't get his poem at all!!! What does it mean?

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Poet: Gertrude Stein
Poem: America
Added: May 7 2003
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Poem of the Day: Jan 30 2010


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