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American Primitive: Poems Setting & Symbolism

This Study Guide consists of approximately 53 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of American Primitive.
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Objects/Places

Pinewoodsappears in In the Pinewoods, Crows and Owl

The pinewoods are where the crows and owl live and fight.

Mad Riverappears in The Lost Children and Tecumseh

The Mad River is where Lydia Osborn's bonnet is found near the hoof prints of Indian horses. It is also where Isaac Zane builds his house with Myeerah and lives for fifty years. In "Tecumseh", it is where Tecumseh lives.

Clapp's Pondappears in Clapp's Pond

Clapp's Pond lies three miles through the woods from the narrator's cottage and where she feels that she can see the doe drink when the distance between her house and the pond seems to vanish.

Ohio Forestsappears in John Chapman

The Ohio forests are where John Chapman travels and plants trees which still flourish, leaving him a legend. Most of the other poems are also set in the forests of Ohio.

Planeappears in Flying

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