Concord Hymn Summary

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Concord Hymn Overview

Ralph Waldo Emerson’s celebrated poem “Concord Hymn” commemorates the battle of Concord, Massachusetts in the Revolutionary War. The poem enjoys an iconic position in nineteenth-century patriotic verse and signifies Emerson’s earliest acclaim as a poet. “Concord Hymn” eulogizes the revolutionary generation in the United States and memorializes their sacrifices. It also raises the themes of inter-generational memory, patriotism, and the American spirit in national mythology. 

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