Henry Wadsworth Longfellow | Critical Essay by Cecil B. Williams

This literature criticism consists of approximately 26 pages of analysis & critique of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
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Critical Essay by Cecil B. Williams

SOURCE: “Household Lyrics, Ballads, Odes, Elegies, Sonnets,” in Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Twayne Publishers, 1964, pp. 129-47.

In the following essay, Williams examines the scope of Longfellow's work, focusing on his lesser-known ballads, sonnets, odes, and elegies.

The land of Song within thee lies,           Watered by living springs; The lids of Fancy's sleepless eyes Are gates unto that Paradise; Holy thoughts, like stars arise;           Its clouds are angels' wings. 
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Look, then, into thine heart, and write!          
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