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Living in Sin

"Living in Sin" is written in a free-form style, following no set pattern of rhythm or rhyme. The content of the poem, however, clearly divides the unbroken flow of the poem's commentary into three...

Latest answer posted April 19, 2012 1:47 am UTC

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Living in Sin

Actually, I am not sure the "speaker" of this poem is the women in the poem in a romantic relationship. Rather, I think the speaker in the poem is the poet herself, describing a situation in which...

Latest answer posted September 28, 2009 3:15 am UTC

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Living in Sin

Adrienne Rich uses a female speaker to show the loss of Romanticism in a premarital cohabitation that the speaker thought would sustain itself, but now she is having to clean up some of the mess...

Latest answer posted February 11, 2010 5:59 am UTC

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Living in Sin

Living in Sin is a newly married young woman's analysis of the reality of her marriage as compared with her dreams for it. In the fantasies she held prior to the marriage, daily chores like...

Latest answer posted November 2, 2011 1:07 am UTC

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Living in Sin

Adrienne Rich’s "Living in Sin" portrays the relationship between a man and a woman and the woman's expectations and dissatisfaction. In order to come up with some great thesis, you should choose a...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2015 7:25 am UTC

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Living in Sin

Prior to line fifteen, in Adrienne Rich's poem "Living in Sin," a woman is depicted as thinking about how the studio she shares with her lover "would keep itself." Instead, the studio is seen in...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2011 10:09 am UTC

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Living in Sin

Prior to line fifteen, in Adrienne Rich's poem "Living in Sin," a woman is depicted as thinking about how the studio she shares with her lover "would keep itself." The woman seems disgusted at the...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2011 10:00 am UTC

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