What theme in American literature can this poem best be said to express?
the inventiveness of Americans in making traveling devices for air and sea
the hope of Americans to go to new places and discover faraway locations
the desire of Americans to colonize other parts of the world as territories
the determination of Americans to have the best ships available anywhere
In addition to the theme above, this poem can also serve as a metaphor for
someone being happy only when he is on the land.
not being satisfied and thinking another place will bring happiness.
being homesick and wanting to return home as quickly as possible.
sunset being a time of transition and new beginnings.
In each verse, the poet uses a part to represent a whole, including "my soul is in Cathay," "my heart has gone aboard her," and "I must be / Hull down…" These are examples of
This passage is an example of what type of poem?