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Analysis and comments on Little Orphant Annie by James Whitcomb Riley

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Comment 5 of 135, added on October 7th, 2004 at 8:12 AM.

My grandfather used to tell us this story when we were wee little. He would
set in his rocker with his pipe bloowing smoke rings then very thoughfully
begin. Not a sound was heard from any of us. Wonderful memory

Kate Raambo from United States
Comment 4 of 135, added on September 8th, 2004 at 4:13 PM.

This is my favorite poem of James Whitcomb Riley and when I was younger my
dad would read me "The Bear Story" and I would always request to have him
read "Little Orphant Annie" also, because he read them doing special voices
and expressions and it was a lot of fun!!!

Laura
Comment 3 of 135, added on September 5th, 2004 at 10:44 AM.

My 93 year old father was reciting as much of this poem as he could
remember and he said, "I sure wish I had the entire poem." I am thrilled
that I was able to find it and print it for him. It made his day. Thank
you.

Kathy Bates
Comment 2 of 135, added on August 26th, 2004 at 7:42 PM.

My father used to quote this wonderful poem to us when we were children. I
have often wondered if he was required to learn it in school or if he had
learned it from his mother. As he has passed on, I will never know. But
this poem brought back wonderful memories.

sue
Comment 1 of 135, added on August 21st, 2004 at 5:29 PM.

We had to memorize this poem in grade school in 5th grade,I am now 48 and
still know and remember this poem ,loved it then ,love it now,a true
october classic!!!!

dennis

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Poet: James Whitcomb Riley
Poem: Little Orphant Annie
Volume: Complete Works
Year: 1916
Added: Jun 9 2004
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