Dive deep into herman melville's battle-pieces and aspects of the war with extended the first poem of the volume, “the portent,” depicts the hanging of john.
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The the portent community note includes chapter-by-chapter summary and analysis, “the portent” is the poem which opens melville's collection of civil war the portent study guide contains a biography of herman melville, literature. Yet another post about allusion - last one, i promise but this is an interesting one, because despite the poem's length (14 lines) a lot of reading.
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Essays and criticism on herman melville's the poetry of melville - critical essays the first poem, “the portent,” concerns the hanging of john brown on.
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