My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold
My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Man and the Natural World
Wov. Twoo wov. The speaker of "My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold" loves nature so much that he would rather die than lose the capacity to feel joy at the sight of a rainbow. That's some serious love...
Happy, happy! Joy, joy! From the start, we learn that the speaker's heart leaps up when he sees a rainbow. This enthusiasm, we find out, runs throughout his entire life and is largely created by hi...
Though "My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold" might seem to be just a happy poem about nature, it also touches on the topic of the passing of time, mostly in the form of aging. We hear about the speaker...
Don't get caught up in the rainbow part of "My Heart Leaps Up When I Behold." This poem is about the speaker's identity as much as it is about nature, even if nature is an important part of this id...
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