Little Words, Big Ideas
This poem's called "Power," so it's pretty much a given that it's going to be about power in one way or another. One of the big questions of the poem is: what's the definition of power? Is power ab...
Marie Curie was a super-famous scientist who discovered radium, polonium, and a whole bunch of other cool things. (For more details on her life, check out our "In A Nutshell" section.) She influenc...
Women and Femininity
Sure, "Power" is not explicitly about the fact that Marie Curie was an all around barrier-breaking chick, but we'd be remiss not to point out the fact that she was totally ahead of her time as a fe...
There's no doubt about it: Marie Curie suffered for the sake of science. Okay, let's get real: she died as a result of her lifetime commitment to chemistry and physics. The radium that she discover...
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