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What is the main idea of the poem "At a Bach Concert" by Adrienne Rich?

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Adrienne Rich's poem "At a Bach Concert" deals with the fact that art and life exist with each other reciprocally. In order for art to exist, one must recognize its importance in life. Reciprocally, in order for life to "exist," one must recognize the importance of art.

For Rich, art is a "form" not unlike all other things in the world. Therefore, art has a sense...

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