Metaphors Symbolism, Imagery, Allegory
Size matters when you're pregnant. It just does. And it definitely matters to our speaker. We never hear directly about a woman's huge belly, but we hear about elephants, houses, melons, and all so...
In a poem about pregnancy, it's no surprise that fruit pops up here and there. It's often said that marriages that bear children are fruitful. But fruit isn't always good news. Remember Eve? Rememb...
Throughout the poem, pregnant women, and the children they carry, are compared to things of value. The speaker seems to feel as if she's been used to produce something, as nothing more than a cow b...
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