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Robinson Jeffers

Jeffers uses figurative language in order to convey the idea that life is fleeting and that we, too, will someday pass away, leaving things behind to be interpreted by future generations. The...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2019, 10:59 pm (UTC)

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Robinson Jeffers

Exploration of Jeffers' "inhumanism" is critical to understanding the poem's theme. The poem stresses that there is a natural order to the world which is wider than human interests. Jeffers'...

Latest answer posted February 25, 2014, 1:45 am (UTC)

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Robinson Jeffers

The line appears in Robinson Jeffers's poem called "Salmon Fishing." At this point, near the end of the poem, the fishermen's catch of salmon have been pulled up out of the water and lay on rocks,...

Latest answer posted June 13, 2020, 12:02 pm (UTC)

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Robinson Jeffers

Jeffers' use of alliteration favors the sounds of t, d, b, s, k, l, w, m, bl, p, st. A small example is this line, with alliterative consonants in slashes after: "Yet stones have stood for a...

Latest answer posted July 12, 2016, 10:41 pm (UTC)

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Robinson Jeffers

In Part 1, the narrator is standing high on a ridge among redwoods, themselves huge enough to make a person consider his tiny part in the universe, and looks at the beauty around him. He can see...

Latest answer posted November 9, 2015, 1:39 am (UTC)

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