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How to Read a Poem
Symbolism, Imagery, Wordplay
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The Voice Symbolism, Imagery & Wordplay
There’s more to a poem than meets the eye.
You know that Cat Stevens song "The Wind"? The first lines are "I listen to the wind / to the wind of my soul." Well, good ol' Cat is expressing the same thing that the speaker of the "The Voice" i...
The poem begins and ends with the woman calling, so we're going to go ahead and argue that the idea of calling is pretty darn important in the poem. Note that the speaker is specific—the woman is...
We don't know too much about the speaker's landscape, but we do know that it's not exactly an inviting place. In fact, the scenery starts to resemble the speaker's inner emotions throughout the poe...
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