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Click to edit Master subtitle style 10/6/10 Thanatopsis By: William cullen bryant
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10/6/10 What does the author seem to say about America? Even though the American Dream may be affected by one’s financial situation and education, death treats everybody equally. “Thou shalt lie down with patriarchs of the infant word –with kings, the powerful of the earth – the wise, the good, Fair forms, and hoary seers of ages past, all in one mighty sepulcher. Therefore, one should live life to its
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Unformatted text preview: fullest and accept death when it arrives. 10/6/10 What romantic elements 10/6/10 Plot I. Nature speaks in “a various language” and can offer guidance in times of need. II. Everything that lives must die in order to help other forms of life grow. III. Nature makes one’s “eternal resting-place” magnificent. Death does not judge the living and treats all those who are living and will eventually die equally....
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