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Emma Lazarus

“Golden Door,” in the poem “The New Colossus” by Emma Lazarus represents a few meanings in relation to the subject matter of the sonnet. One meaning is that those who have suffered poverty and...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2015, 6:07 pm (UTC)

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Emma Lazarus

In 1883, Emma Lazarus wrote “The New Colossus,” a poem that described the Statue of Liberty that was given to the Americans by the French and that would soon mark the entrance to New York Harbor....

Latest answer posted August 29, 2018, 5:12 pm (UTC)

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Emma Lazarus

Emma Lazarus's sonnet, "The New Colossus," begins with a comparison between the Old and New Worlds, through the synecdoche of contrasting the Colossus of Rhodes and the Statue of Liberty. Lazarus...

Latest answer posted October 7, 2019, 5:19 am (UTC)

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Emma Lazarus

The lines are written by the American poetess, Emma Lazarus. The poem which features the line is entitled "The New Colossus." This poem became inscribed onto the Statue of Liberty and immediately...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2011, 8:37 am (UTC)

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