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Can someone help me with these questions please. Bret Harte "Plain Language from Truthful James"

1. What was the major theme in this poem?

2. What can we learn from the characters in the poem about the people of this time period.

3. What lesson can be learned from the plot if this poem.

4. What message was Hate trying to convey throught this work.

5. From reading this poem, do you think Harte was comfortable with the newly developed culture of the West? What was his reaction to America's expanding society versus it disappering frontier?

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