Whitcomb Riley's Poem 'When The Frost Is On The Punkin'

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In James Whitcomb Riley’s poem “When the Frost is on the Punkin”, he explains in detail what his speaker loves about fall mornings. From this poem, we can tell that the speaker likes the crispness of the air, the sun, and the colors of a beautiful fall morning. The speaker likes the cool air of autumn. The poem states, “When the heat of summer’s over and the coolin’ fall is here.” By expressing this line, he shows us that he is ready for the cool air of autumn after a hot summer. The speaker likes the radiant colors of autumn. In the text it states, “Is a pictur’ that no painter has the colorin’ to mock.” By saying this, the speaker is telling us that no modern art can capture the beauty or feeling of the colors of fall mornings. Lastly, the
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