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The Fish

The Fish

by Elizabeth Bishop

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Quote #4

grim, wet, and weaponlike, (line 50)

The speaker, while still in charge of this fish's life, seems a little intimidated by the fish, right? "Weaponlike" is an interesting way of looking at hooks that are probably inflicting pain (or have in the past) on the fish.

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