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This week in class, we’re reading "My Lost Youth" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) was an American poet and educator. In his poem “My Lost Youth,” the narrator reflects upon his boyhood near the sea, recalling it with nostalgia and painting a picture of beauty.
As we read, we will be discussing the theme of Growing Up as it relates to the text. We are trying to answer this big question :
"Why should we value our youth?"
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