The Black Heralds
The Black Heralds Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Water in this poem is very closely linked to suffering. It starts off as a sea of pain and ends up a little puddle of guilt. Since the poem has a lot of Christian religious imagery, it's important...
It's no surprise that a poem about the suffering of humanity has some violent images in it. (Like, duh.) They seem to have a religious connotation, too, which is important for understanding the mea...
Starting with the title, the poem sets us off with a bunch of symbols from the Christian religion. However, they seem to be a desperate, disappointed reaction to an unyielding world that just doesn...
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