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The Youngest Daughter

Cathy Song, a Chinese-Korean American poet, often writes about her family. Song was the youngest of six children. Her poem “The Youngest Daughter” refers to the Chinese concept of filial piety....

Latest answer posted September 9, 2012 12:18 am UTC

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The Youngest Daughter

Cathy Song, a Chinese American writer, focuses on the family in much of her work. Her poem "The Youngest Daughter" explores the relationship between mother and daughter. The poem written in free...

Latest answer posted August 26, 2012 7:54 pm UTC

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The Youngest Daughter

The poem is "The Youngest Daughter" by Cathy Song. While the term "syntax" usually refers to the word order of a phrase, clause, or sentence, in Poetry analysis it can refer to the order of...

Latest answer posted July 10, 2012 9:05 pm UTC

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The Youngest Daughter

Of Chinese and Korean ancestry, Cathy Song centers her poetry on events that have impacted her life. Her poem, "The Youngest Daughter," is one of these poems. Song has gained acceptance for...

Latest answer posted September 6, 2012 7:10 pm UTC

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The Youngest Daughter

When asked to critically analyze a poem, you are being asked to deeply examine and break down the elements of the poem to interpret the author’s meaning and message. After reading the poem, you...

Latest answer posted December 25, 2018 3:05 pm UTC

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The Youngest Daughter

The indent signals a change, like a paragraph change would. The first stanza of the poem is background information about the mother and daughter. "The sky has been dark / for many years" is...

Latest answer posted November 7, 2015 12:12 am UTC

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