Edward Lucie-Smith Questions and Answers

Edward Lucie-Smith

This short poem is a bit more complex than it appears at first glance. On its face, a ten-year-old boy seeking a way to avoid being bullied in school is suddenly and bluntly confronted by news of...

Latest answer posted January 24, 2020 5:18 pm UTC

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Edward Lucie-Smith

Depending on the reader, a few themes might emerge. That's the nature of poetry. For me, I think the theme is a coming of age theme. A story/poem about a loss of innocence. The main character...

Latest answer posted April 24, 2015 5:04 pm UTC

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