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Explicating Poetry

This poem is about how normal, everyday objects must look very different to a tiny creature like a fly. The speaker invites us to reconsider the beauty and enormity of both natural and man-made...

Latest answer posted May 10, 2016 2:11 pm UTC

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Explicating Poetry

If you follow the first link below, you will find a very helpful overview of poetry explication, but I will try to give you some useful suggestions here. As a first step, take a deep breath and...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2012 9:10 pm UTC

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Explicating Poetry

In the poem, "A Sailor's Life," McCann, an Irish poet, mirrors his world, his culture, for that is what he knows best. Good writers pen their works through their own experience and that...

Latest answer posted May 30, 2008 9:27 pm UTC

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Explicating Poetry

Louise Erdrich, was born in 1954 at Little Falls, Minnesota, and raised in North Dakota where her parents worked for the Bureau of Indian Affairs at the Wahpeton Indian School. She is known both...

Latest answer posted March 30, 2009 5:42 pm UTC

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