An American Sunrise: Poems by Joy Harjo

An American Sunrise: Poems

Joy Harjo

nonfiction poetry race emotional informative reflective medium-paced

144 pages | first published 2019

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In the early 1800s, the Mvskoke people were forcibly removed from their original lands east of the Mississippi to Indian Territory, which is now part of Oklahoma. Two hundred years later, Joy Harjo returns to her family's lands and opens a dialogu...
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reflective 89%
emotional 82%
inspiring 36%
challenging 35%
informative 33%
hopeful 32%
sad 31%
dark 10%
adventurous 4%
relaxing 4%
funny 2%
mysterious 2%
tense 2%


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slow 26%
fast 21%

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