Democracy Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Well of course "Democracy" is going to give us a little wordplay about… democracy, as well as what it means to most people. So we're talking about freedom, the right to own land, and more importa...
Sorry, Annie. The sun may come out tomorrow, but that doesn't mean we should sit around keeping our fingers crossed. In "Democracy," our speaker has had enough of all the tomorrow talk. He prefers...
What's the difference between freedom and democracy in Hughes's poem? The two are definitely related, but freedom in "Democracy" is purposely left a bit open-ended. And hey, that makes sense since...
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