Persephone, Falling Symbolism, Imagery, & Allegory
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Persephone, who's at the heart of this poem, is a daughter. Her mom Demeter is never mentioned, but her presence looms large. In fact, she serves as a stand-in for all overprotective mothers everyw...
When you've got a poem with the name Persephone in the title, you know you're gonna be dealing with the ancients for at least a line or two. Readers in the know will make some immediate association...
The Narcissus Flower
Given that Narcissus the youth was the vainest of the vain, we can't be too far off in assuming that the Narcissus flower here represents vanity. Are we right or are we right?Line 1: The word choic...
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