Definition of Hiawatha

1. Noun. A Native American chieftain who argued for peace with the European settlers (16th century).




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Literary usage of Hiawatha

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1. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Longfellow wrote 1 Hiawatha ' with more enthusiasm than any other of his poems. ... Schoolcraft (Henry R.), Tht Myth of Hiawatha and With the rushing of ..."

2. The Mythology of All Races by John Arnott MacCulloch, Louis Herbert Gray, George Foot Moore, Alice Werner (1916)
"Quite another personage is the actual Hiawatha of Iroquoian tradition, ... Hiawatha was an Onondaga chieftain whose active years fell in the latter half of ..."

3. The Chief American Poets: Selected Poems by Bryant, Poe, Emerson, Longfellow by Curtis Hidden Page (1905)
"Cf. the Journal, October 10,1854: '"Hiawatha "occupies and delights me. Have I no misgivings about it ? Yes, sometimes. Then the theme seizes me and hurries ..."

4. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1909)
"To what extent is the poem Hiawatha a combination and an arrangement of genuine myths and ... Cite a passage from Hiawatha that seems to be genuine myth. ..."

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