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A. R. Ammons

You are indeed correct that Ammons uses an extended metaphor to compare his attention to a wild animal, and you are also right that the poem is written in free verse, meaning that it has no regular...

Latest answer posted July 26, 2019, 4:18 pm (UTC)

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A. R. Ammons

"Pet Panther" by A. R. Ammons is essentially an extended metaphor. As such, most of the descriptions within it function as metaphors because of the way that the poem is set up. To begin, let's talk...

Latest answer posted July 29, 2019, 1:43 am (UTC)

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A. R. Ammons

The colon is ordinarily used to separate two clauses in a sentence, and usually the second clause will explain, expand upon, or illustrate the first clause. The first clause in the poem is "My...

Latest answer posted July 27, 2019, 8:08 am (UTC)

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