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First Fig Allusions & Cultural References
When poets refer to other great works, people, and events, it’s usually not accidental. Put on your super-sleuth hat and figure out why.
Literary and Philosophical References
- The Bible (title)—Adam and Eve wear fig leaves. Why shouldn't Millay?
Culture Cliché References:
- "Burning the candle at both ends" (1) We bet you've heard that one before.