The Song of Hiawatha by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

"The Song of Hiawatha" is an epic poem that tells the story of Hiawatha, a Native American hero and his love for Minnehaha, a Dakota woman. The narrative follows Hiawatha's life from his miraculous birth, through his childhood, his exploits, and his courtship and marriage to Minnehaha. It also portrays his efforts to improve the lives of his people, his prophetic teachings, and his eventual departure to the Isles of the Blessed. The poem also includes numerous references to Native American legends and geography.

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Published
1855
Nationality
American
Type
Fiction
Pages
Unknown
Words
22,000
Original Language
English

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