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Hurt Hawks

In "Hurt Hawks" and No Country for Old Men, poet Robinson Jeffers and author Cormac McCarthy's narrator describe the hawks as strong and tenacious beings. A difference, though, is that the narrator...

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Hurt Hawks

There are multiple literary devices used in Jeffers' poem "Hurt Hawks." In line one, a metaphor is seen. A metaphor is a comparison made between two unlike objects (not using "like" or "as"). The...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2011, 6:30 am (UTC)

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Hurt Hawks

The imagery in this poem is centred on the mortally wounded hawk that the poet has been caring for. In the very first line we get a reference to the ‘broken pillar’ of the bird’s wing, which...

Latest answer posted June 10, 2013, 8:08 pm (UTC)

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