What would be an analytic thesis about the poem "Bent to the Earth" by Blas Manuel De Luna?

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An analytic thesis should be a statement that you can argue for and defend. First, let’s analyze the poem and see what perspectives are apparent.

“Bent to the Earth” is a free verse memoir poem. It is realist and uses very little figurative language. It tells a story from the perspective of a five-year-old boy, who is in a truck on his way to pick tomatoes with his family and other Mexican migrant farmworkers. The truck is forced off the road by immigration officers, and the people inside the truck are beaten and arrested,...

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Last Updated by eNotes Editorial on February 12, 2020