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Re: Review - Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland

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  • Bruce Alan Wilson
    The metre is familiar to us because Longfellow used it in the Song of Hiawatha. By the shores of Geetchee Gumi By the shining Big-Sea-Water Stood the wigwam
    Message 1 of 5 , Jun 12, 2012
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      The metre is familiar to us because Longfellow used it in the "Song of Hiawatha."


      By the shores of Geetchee Gumi
      By the shining Big-Sea-Water
      Stood the wigwam of Nokomis
      Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis. . .
       
       
    • Jack
      Yes indeed I suppose Longfellow might have just arrived at the metre independently - it s hardly difficult! ... Jack From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
      Message 2 of 5 , Jun 12, 2012
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        Yes indeed

         

        I suppose Longfellow might have just arrived at the metre independently – it’s hardly difficult!

         

        :o)
        Jack

         

        From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Bruce Alan Wilson
        Sent: 12 June 2012 12:52
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        Subject: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Review - Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland

         




        The metre is familiar to us because Longfellow used it in the "Song of Hiawatha."


        By the shores of Geetchee Gumi

        By the shining Big-Sea-Water

        Stood the wigwam of Nokomis

        Daughter of the Moon, Nokomis. . .

         

         




      • Bruce Alan Wilson
        Have you ever read Lewis Carrol s parody, Hiawatha s Photography ? Bruce Alan Wilson http://wvdemolay.com http://www.demolay.org
        Message 3 of 5 , Jun 13, 2012
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          Have you ever read Lewis Carrol's parody, "Hiawatha's Photography"?
           
           
        • Jack
          I think I might have seen this before: http://people.virginia.edu/~ds8s/carroll/hia.html ... Jack From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com
          Message 4 of 5 , Jun 13, 2012
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            I think I might have seen this before:

            http://people.virginia.edu/~ds8s/carroll/hia.html

             

             

            :o)
            Jack

             

            From: TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com [mailto:TolkienDiscussions@yahoogroups.com] On Behalf Of Bruce Alan Wilson
            Sent: 13 June 2012 17:36
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            Subject: [TolkienDiscussions] Re: Review - Kalevala: the Epic Poem of Finland

             




            Have you ever read Lewis Carrol's parody, "Hiawatha's Photography"?

             

             




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