Henry Wadsworth Longfellow () was one of the greatest American Poets of the 19th Century. Born in Portland, marine in Daybreak. by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. A wind came up out of the sea, And said, O mists, make room for me. It hailed the ships, and cried, Sail on. The fifth poem in the Class XI WBCHSE English B syllabus is ‘Daybreak’ written by the internationally popular American poet Henry Wadsworth.

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This was a good one. I liked the way you explained. Could you give explanation of class 6 poems? The entire poem follows the journey of the wind, wherein it first begins from the sea and throughout the journey speaks,whispers,shouts and screams to several other entities. Since these are actions performed by longfelloq more specifically by a “person”,the grammatical term for the same is personification. In philosophical terms, the wind has been outlines to play the role of an entity that resembles that of a person.

The poem has been described well but there remains an indepth analysis untouched. The wind is a symbol of revolution possible in the world where the darkness stands for bondage and oppression and the daylight all for hope of betterment. Perspectives are certainly a strange thing. The metaphorical approach you’ve adopted is nice Thank henty for the analysis. I had confusion regarding the last couplet. It is a bit cleared daybdeak. What are your perspectives?

Home What Is A Perspective? Subscribe To The Perspectives. The poem is very lyrical in nature ‘Lyrical’ has been used only as an adjective here and this poem is not grammatically a ‘Lyric’.

Longfellow was one of those poets who had the ability to create magic with almost anything! This poem longfellpw definitely the reader imagine how a jolly rush of wind is blowing cheerfully,making the components of the environment respond to its flow.

Longfellow: Daybreak, Birds of Passage

Read on to find longfwllow complete analysis of the poem. A wind came up out of the sea. And said, “O mists, make room for me. It hailed the ships, and cried, “Sail on. Ye mariners, the night is gone.

And hurried landward far away. It said unto the forest, “Shout! Hang all your leafy banners out! It touched the wood-bird’s folded wing.


And said, “O bird, awake and sing. And o’er the farms, “O chanticleer. Your clarion blow; the day is near.

It whispered to the fields of corn. It shouted through the belfry-tower.

Daybreak by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

It crossed the churchyard with a sigh. And said, “Not yet! Poem Analysis,Summarisation And Explanation. Adding a little note,due to phenomena of high and low pressure arising from the difference in temperature because of the climate around the sea,winds generally flow from the sea to the land at day and the vice versa happens at night. As given in the textbook,Longfellow presents day as a special presence that is hailed and before whom everybody bows.

However,it can also be interpreted and personified as a source of joy and freshness that it keeps spreading around itself. Primarily,the wind rushes out and clears the mist as if almost telling the mist to make room for it. It announces the beginning of a fresh morning giving an indication to the mariners who can now set sail as they would be able to steer their ship through the waters,now that the night is gone.

And then it ultimately leaves the sea and makes its way towards the land ending the reign of sleep and announcing the rise of day.


It makes the foliage in the forest move along merrily as if almost telling them to hang their leafy banners out. It awakens the wood-bird possibly a Wood thrush,owing to the fact hat is found in North America and is reported to have one of the sweetest vocalisations among birds. The sixth couplet describes the surroundings and the time by adding the fact that the wind encourages the rooster expressed wafsworth the poem as the chanticleer to bellow her clarion as it is the arrival of day.

The next couplet again shifts to the merry journey of the wind and makes the corn fields bow to the morning.

It makes the church bell ring belfry tower refers to the tower that houses the bell in a church. The literary term used in this couplet particularly is personification. The morning here is personified as a respectable personality in front of whom the longfellow fields show reverence by bowing down. Wadwworth last couplet is a legendary touch and transforms the entire mood of the poem. This brings out Longfellow’s style of imparting cultural and moral values in his poetry.


Daybreak by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Review of Daybreak

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