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Romance Sonambulo Symbolism, Imagery & Wordplay
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
Despite what Kermit had to say about it, the speaker of "Romance Sonambulo" is a big fan of green. He sees it everywhere, and always seems to be longing for it. The speaker is so intent on this col...
Ah yes, the girl. Isn't it always about a girl? In this case, she's more of a green gypsy girl, but she still becomes a powerful symbol in "Romance Sonambulo." She functions in much the same way as...
Like the color green, and the girl, the balcony is used as a symbol of desire in "Romance Sonambulo." We're reminded of that scene in Romeo and Juliet when Juliet comes to the balcony and Romeo sho...
The gypsy element is a super-big deal to Lorca's writing in general, and to "Romance Sonambulo" specifically. "Gypsy" is a term that gets thrown around a lot to describe people from Eastern Europe,...
We like the moon. Really. It's pretty, it lights up the dark night, it looks peaceful, and it provides inspiration. It also has an undeniable effect on us. Just look up the relationship between a f...
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