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Analysis and comments on The Wild Honey-Suckle by Philip Freneau

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Comment 13 of 23, added on January 5th, 2010 at 10:09 PM.

The Wild Honey Suckle was written in 1786. : )

Sal from United States
Comment 12 of 23, added on January 2nd, 2010 at 10:11 PM.
COME ON!!!!!!!

Give an answer to the kid!!!!!!

Silvia from Argentina
Comment 11 of 23, added on December 30th, 2009 at 8:05 PM.
In which year was this poem written?

I am doing a monograpy with this poem, can anyone help me with the year in
which it was written please?

hassan from Ecuador
Comment 10 of 23, added on November 8th, 2009 at 2:56 PM.

freneau was extremly sensitive to the beauties of nature. he expresses a
keen awareness of the loneliness and transience of nature. freneau
personificates the flower in this poem to reflect how beautiful it is.the
sounds of words effects created through changes in the rthym. especially
in the last stanza he tells us the space between birth and death

demet from Turkey
Comment 9 of 23, added on April 24th, 2009 at 9:02 AM.

it's about virginity and sex. anyone who says it's beautiful is crazy

Danika from United States
Comment 8 of 23, added on March 2nd, 2009 at 5:49 AM.

hi,it's abderrahim.we are studying this poem in university,and i really
like it.it is about life as an expierience;that's why iam sure every one
like it.


abderrahim from Morocco
Comment 7 of 23, added on December 18th, 2008 at 2:30 PM.

While attending college in Michigan in the 1960's, I sometimes listened to
a gifted radio host who read poetry aloud around the noon hour to the
accompaniment of soothing background music. One day I heard what seemed to
be an incredibly poignant verse comparing one's existence to that of a
flower. In haste I committed the last four lines to memory. I had it a bit
off, but close. For one, this "memory edition" began "From morning dews to
evening dusks..." I went on to teach English for 27 years but never
encountered the lines again until today when I did a web search and came
across the entire poem. The final verse to me is very comforting to those
of us with little religious faith. It says simply, that death is like the
time before birth. It is a non-existence that is not to be feared. Anyway I
am happy that after nearly 50 years, the puzzle of where these lines
originated has been solved and that I now have the entire poem within my
hands.

Jim
Comment 6 of 23, added on October 8th, 2008 at 4:32 AM.

i love this poetry.
And I think it is very beautiful.
It gives people who read it a lot of images.

junana from China
Comment 5 of 23, added on June 22nd, 2008 at 3:36 PM.

Freneau describe the beauty of the flower very charmingly and sweetly. But
at the sametime, I can feel sorrow and loneliness of itself. And show the
stern or hard realities of life and describe sensible way representing
flower as real life.

Roh Suhyeun from Philippines
Comment 4 of 23, added on September 13th, 2007 at 12:14 PM.

so guys
this is rill good i mean for shizzle good.

IMMASHINE from Antigua and Barbuda

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Poet: Philip Freneau
Poem: The Wild Honey-Suckle
Added: Jan 31 2004
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Poem of the Day: Aug 2 2000


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