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Analysis and comments on The Indian Burying Ground by Philip Freneau

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Comment 3 of 353, added on April 6th, 2005 at 11:01 AM.

This lovely poem refers to the idea that life after death on this loftly
plane of ours is for some merely a quiet rest. For others, it is a
testimony to the continuity of life and there is the expectation to live
that life to its fullest upon our departure. The observer who may pass by
such a grave bows in earnest to the one who does adhere to these universal
principles.

Sue Trentecoste from United States
Comment 2 of 353, added on January 1st, 2005 at 4:18 AM.

well, apparently,the poem is a conviction of wat europeans had done on the
native indians. i am not saying that i am accusing the europeans, its just
that maybe they have done something with america especially with the
native indians that made a worse history... otherwise, i am wrong,,,,, this
is all.....

maxi

jocelyn g macalisang from Philippines
Comment 1 of 353, added on November 30th, 2004 at 3:28 PM.

aah seems kinda mean there beth but im sure what she meant was like man
your spelling is getting so much better good job! you almost got the word
right! high five!... im sure thats what she meant.. keep up the good work
;)

edward

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Poet: Philip Freneau
Poem: The Indian Burying Ground
Added: Jan 31 2004
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Poem of the Day: Jul 1 2000


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