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America’s Most Widely Misread Literary Work

February 26, 2019

“America’s Most Widely Misread Literary Work.” Written and animated by Jackie Lay for The Atlantic.

“The poem isn’t a salute to can-do individualism. It’s a commentary on the self-deception we practice when constructing the story of our own lives.”


“The Most Misread Poem in America,” David Orr, The Paris Review


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