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The Children of the Poor

A theme in "The Children of the Poor" is a deep maternal love and fear for children who don't have access to wealth or power. The speaker of the poem recognizes that children bring worry because...

Latest answer posted March 31, 2020, 5:32 pm (UTC)

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The Children of the Poor

To best understand the symbolism of "The Children of the Poor" by Gwendolyn Brooks, it is important to understand the overall theme of the poem and of each stanza. This poem’s speaker reflects upon...

Latest answer posted June 4, 2020, 8:24 pm (UTC)

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