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Morning Song

Morning Song

by Sylvia Plath

Youth Quotes

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Quote #4

Your mouth opens clean as a cat's. (15)

There's something lovely and pure in this description of "you," the baby. Cats are well known for not recognizing anything else in the world but themselves – sort of like babies. But at least this image is "clean" and peaceful. Maybe our speaker is coming around to her baby.

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