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Christina Rossetti's poem "UpHill" consists of four stanzas, each containing four lines, in which a traveler poses questions about a journey and is answered by an unknown voice. Only the first...

Latest answer posted October 5, 2019 10:36 am UTC

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The two speakers in the poem are a traveler asking for directions along their road to come and some local person who knows the way and is willing to share it. Neither character is identified...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2019 5:12 am UTC

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The main theme of Christina Rossetti's 1861 narrative poem "Up-Hill" is essentially the meaning of life and death. The journey of life is one of spiritual nature; however, it is not an easy one. It...

Latest answer posted January 9, 2021 11:21 am UTC

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Christina Rosetti's poem "Uphill" uses the extended metaphor of a day's journey ending with a night's rest at an inn to describe the progress of life from cradle to grave. The most obvious...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2019 2:23 pm UTC

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Christina Rossetti's poetry was known to her contemporaries as some of the most influential and deeply spiritual poetry being composed at the time. Her family was deeply religious, and Rossetti...

Latest answer posted September 30, 2019 12:33 pm UTC

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First, it's important to know that Christina Rossetti (1830-1894) was a devout Anglo-Catholic and her life was completely centered on religion. Her religion was so important to her, in fact, that...

Latest answer posted December 26, 2011 10:37 pm UTC

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The poem by Christina Rossetti involves a conversation between two speakers. One asks questions and the other responds to those questions. The answer to the question of how long the journey will...

Latest answer posted February 16, 2019 5:24 pm UTC

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The journey in Christina Rossetti's poem "Uphill" can be read (and generally has been read) as an extended metaphor for life. The clearest implication is that life is hard. The journey does not...

Latest answer posted September 26, 2019 10:18 am UTC

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Rossetti is comparing the journey through life to death and to the existence after death as an uphill journey. She starts by asking if the trip goes uphill "all the way" and is assured that it...

Latest answer posted April 17, 2012 1:29 am UTC

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The poem "Uphill" is a metaphor representing a difficult, arduous journey. Indeed, the phrase "an uphill struggle" is a common idiom even today. Throughout the poem, the speaker enquires about the...

Latest answer posted August 13, 2019 9:21 am UTC

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In Christina Rossetti's poem "Uphill," everyone is welcome at the inn. In fact, it is rather more sinister than that. "You cannot miss that inn" the traveller is told forbiddingly. Once you reach...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2019 4:57 am UTC

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Rossetti's "Uphill" uses the extended metaphor of an journey to describe our passage through life. The poem is structured as a question-and-answer dialogue in which a speaker queries an unknown...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2019 10:17 am UTC

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"Uphill" by Christina Rossetti is written in the form of a dialogue, with one speaker asking questions and the other speaker answering. Although it does not use quotation marks or identify the...

Latest answer posted October 12, 2015 11:40 am UTC

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In the poem 'Uphill' by Christina Rosetti, the poem's title aligns well with other language in the poem that alludes to the theme of 'work.' Everyone knows what it is like to try to progress up a...

Latest answer posted February 7, 2010 11:39 pm UTC

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Christina Rosetti’s poem “Up-hill” is a metaphor for the daunting, uphill climb that life can often feel like. The poem is a dialogue between the traveler and a mentor, though it can also be read...

Latest answer posted November 16, 2019 7:27 pm UTC

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The journey uphill won't be an easy one, or a short one, but it won't be impossible either. It's going to take a whole day of walking to get to whatever the person's destination is, or maybe even...

Latest answer posted October 24, 2019 11:10 pm UTC

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In the poem "Uphill" by Christina Rosetti, the poet's vision of death seems to be well expressed by her representation of dying as being a road that will "wind uphill all the way." This last...

Latest answer posted February 12, 2010 3:03 am UTC

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This poem is structured as a dialogue between the speaker and a guide, with each taking every other line. In the first stanza the speaker asks if their journey up the hill will take the whole day,...

Latest answer posted March 4, 2021 12:32 pm UTC

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In the first stanza of the poem the speaker asks the guide how long the journey up the hill will take. The guide tells the speaker that the journey will take "from morn to night." In the second...

Latest answer posted March 6, 2021 11:11 am UTC

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