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What is the main idea of the poem "We are Seven"?  

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The main idea of Wordsworth's poem "We are Seven"  is that the dead still "count", even though they are no longer with us. In the poem, a man approaches an eight-year-old girl and asks her how many brothers and sisters she has. She answers that "we are seven" (meaning there are seven siblings total), and proceeds to explain that two of her siblings lie in the church...

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