The Bear Hunt Poem Analysis

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The theme of mortality is demonstrated through the poems “Mortality” and “The Bear Hunt”. This theme additionally illustrates information about Abraham Lincoln’s personality. Both poems are similar since they share this theme, but also are different in the other themes they possess. In “Mortality”, an example of the theme of mortality is the poem’s title itself. Usually a title is important to the theme or main idea, therefore there is a direct correlation between the title of the poem and it’s theme in this explicit example. Also from “Mortality”, “the leaves of the oak and willow shall fade… shall moulder to dust, and together shall lie,” demonstrates that everyone is mortal, and every living thing shall die one day. In, “The Bear Hunt,”
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