This study guide will help you analyze the poem “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman. You can also find a summary of the poem, as well as ideas for interpreting it and putting it into perspective.
Amanda Gorman (b. 1998) is an American poet and activist. She is the first person to be named National Youth Poet Laureate in April 2017. She recited her poem, “The Hill We Climb” at Joe Biden’s presidential inauguration, which took place on January 20, 2021. She is the youngest inaugural poet ever.
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