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  1. “Concord Hymn”

  2. “Concord Hymn” About the Battle of Lexington and Concord…one of the first battle of the American Revolution.

  3. “Concord Hymn” • Written for the monument dedication on July 4, 1837. • Emerson was asked by the Monument Committee to write something for the event.

  4. “Concord Hymn” • Originally sung at the dedication • Written in a rhythm that allows it to be easily put to music

  5. “Concord Hymn” Metonymy • Type of figurative language • Use a word or expression as a substitute for a related term.

  6. “Concord Hymn” Metonymy • Example: • The Pen is mightier than the Sword. • PEN is being used in place of words or writing • SWORD is being used in place of fighting, force, or violence.