Siren Song Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Lies and Deceit
Sirens are masters of deception in the simplest ways possible: song and flattery. In "Siren Song," our speaker is so clever in the way she deceives us that we're never even aware that we're being d...
As villainous as the Sirens may appear in "Siren Song" and other Greek myths, we also recognize that these ladies are suffering too. Our speaker is isolated with two "feathery maniacs" on an island...
Women and Femininity
Sirens are always women in Greek mythology, so you know there will be some ideas floating around in "Siren Song" regarding women and the femininity they're meant to represent. Sirens are also suppo...
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