The Emperor of Ice-Cream
The Emperor of Ice-Cream Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
We see him first in the title and he's not what we normally expect when we imagine the archetype of an emperor. He's really more of an idea that's getting at all of the phony associations we have w...
Wherever we see the emperor, we see "ice-cream." There's some obvious difference going on here that's contrasting a stuffy emperor with the fun image of ice cream. Ice cream, perhaps more so than i...
We all wear disguises on occasion. Sometimes we do it because we have to, sometimes just because it's become a habit. Then there are times we use disguises to keep us feeling safe, maybe even predi...
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