Cremation Of Sam Mcgee Analysis

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The poem The Cremation of Sam Mcgee takes a lot of turns throughout but always seems to keep to the themes of perseverance and friendship. This is evident in the things that the narrator does throughout the poem to keep his promise to his friend. A promise that seemed impossible to accomplish in the dead of winter on an Artic trail. The poem is about a trip to the Yukon back in the days of the gold rush. The poems narrator tells us a story about his friend Sam Mcgee who freezes to death during their journey. Sam is from Tennessee and does not like the cold one bit. This is evident as he complains constantly about being cold “It wasn 't much fun, but the only one to whimper was Sam McGee”. When the freezing weather started getting the best

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