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Elegy for Jane

Elegy for Jane


by Theodore Roethke

Analysis: Tough-o-Meter

(5) Tree Line

This is a pretty straightforward climb, but beware—even though the altitude probably won't be a problem, it's easy to get lost in the forest of figurative language and veer off the trail.

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