The poem


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The poem

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  • P- Paraphrase
  • Here lies a soldier who died for his country.
  • Welcome to Spoon River! (unrealistic town)
  • C- Connotations
  • Here lies a mother who cared for her children.
  • George Washington was not our first president.
  • A- Attitude
  • The dead man, Richard Bone, is payed for chiseling epitaphs at Spoon River. He experiences many things.
  • S- Shifts
  • Some imagery includes: Spoon River, chiseled epitaphs, and false chronicles of the stone.
  • T- Title
  • Don't look at this! It's not true!
  • The tone is very dark.
  • T- Theme
  • Discovery!
  • There is a shift in time from life to death.
  • This is talking about how historians can hide what they don't want other people to see.
  • George Washington was not our first president.
  • The theme is discovery.
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