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Analysis and comments on The Rainy Day by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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Comment 38 of 118, added on April 5th, 2008 at 8:29 PM.

learned this poem in English class in 1933. I have repeated it thousands
of times with great pleasure. I love the last stanza.

Joseph from United States
Comment 37 of 118, added on March 19th, 2008 at 8:00 PM.

A group made a song from this poem. It's called Rainy Days from Late Night
Alumni. The singer's tone is haunting but its also optimistic. Check it
out!

Paul from United States
Comment 36 of 118, added on February 27th, 2008 at 11:43 AM.

This was a very deep poem. We thought it was somewhat similar to "Stopping
By Woods on a Snowy Evening". It was touching and felt like a sad poem.

5th Graders at Highlands from United States
Comment 35 of 118, added on September 15th, 2007 at 3:46 PM.

One of the most beautiful poems i have ever read.....

Maricela
Comment 34 of 118, added on April 11th, 2007 at 4:06 PM.

This poem is really deeep, and I love the theme of hope. My friend liked it
so much that she choreographed it. Yay choreography!!!

Bob from United States
Comment 33 of 118, added on April 26th, 2006 at 9:14 AM.

I like this poem.....it is very intresting to me......

Uniuqe Jones from United States
Comment 32 of 118, added on April 26th, 2006 at 8:44 AM.

I liked the poem. It was easy to understand.


Amber from United States
Comment 31 of 118, added on January 28th, 2006 at 4:50 PM.

I really enjoyed this poem.Not cuz it's short but it really is true what
he's saying

Julian from United States
Comment 30 of 118, added on January 9th, 2006 at 4:15 AM.

This is now officially my favourite poem. It's very alluring.

Dear Anonymous from Australia
Comment 29 of 118, added on December 17th, 2005 at 4:23 PM.

wow! my new fav poem- the turn WAS kind-of expected... but the way he said
it? i applaud longfellow. as for the shortness? didn't do much for me. i
would've liked it longer... maybe that's why you could expect the turn...?

Heather from United States

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Poet: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Poem: 6. The Rainy Day
Volume: Ballads and Other Poems
Added: Feb 1 2004
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Poem of the Day: Mar 18 2002


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