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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Daybreak by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Review of Daybreak

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In a nut shell, one can pen it all with positive vibes and what human shall do in the life that he got is very clear here. February 20, at 8: Your clarion blow; the day is near. By using this couplet poet explores the real sense of time and he is telling that the time is now so grab your opportunity.

Because this is one life and once in a while we live and we live with fully enthusiastically and our work must get done. The rhyme scheme of the poem is AABB and it is a melodic couplet with musical element.


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


And o’er the farms, “O chanticleer. Here, we comes with another lines that makes very much impact to see how to go far to the active the glory that one can think of it and dream for it to became.

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.

It whispered to the fields of corn. Actual aspect of life and ultimate glory s here with this last couplet and also the whole phrase is with the wind arrives at the graveyard of the church but here the message of wind is changed.

Past is past but the lively present is there with us to cherish it with full enthusiasm.

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A wind came up out of the sea. The touch of the wind makes everything leaving and active. This poem can definitely the reader imagine how a jolly rush of wind is blowing cheerfully,making the components of the environment respond to its flow.

Unknown November 15, at 7: Unknown November 30, at They are looked after and nourished by it. The poem is very lyrical in nature ‘Lyrical’ has been used heny as an adjective here and this poem is not grammatically a ‘Lyric’. The poet successfully catches the mood and atmosphere of longfellpw earth at daybreak. As given in the textbook,Longfellow presents day as a special presence that is hailed and before whom everybody bows.


I had confusion regarding the last couplet.

This question is popping up on smartphone and tablet screens a lot lately. 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 also tells the wood birds to wake up and starts singing. Perspectives are certainly a strange thing.

Language of the present poem shows the real optimistic aspect and it also shows the positive tone and gives passion for the life.

Thank you for the analysis. Adding a little note,due to phenomena of high and low pressure arising from the difference in temperature because of the heney around the sea,winds generally flow from the sea to the land at day and the vice versa happens at night. Primarily,the wind rushes out and clears the mist as if almost telling the mist to make room for it.