THE FIRST SNOWFALL by robert f

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The First Snowfall by James Russell Lowell

The poem "the first snowfall  by james russell lowell is about just that , the first snowfall of a season and just how majestic it is. Lowell uses meaningful metaphors to describe succinctly the images of the snowfall. This snowfall brings back nostalgic feelings of winters past and great anticipation for winters of the future. It also dicusses winter's innocence. If we refer to the poem a small girl asks her father the naïve question :

"father who makes it snow " this simple question brings about

the religious undertone found in the last five stanzas. The father

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