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Readers ask: A love song poem?

Why is the poem called a love song? “The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock,” while not adhering to the traditional idea of a love song, still qualifies as one because it describes the longing of the speaker for his beloved. Is the Lovesong of J Alfred Prufrock a love poem? Alfred Prufrock – as […]

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FAQ: Stay gold poem meaning?

What is the meaning behind the poem Nothing Gold Can Stay? When the speaker says that “Nothing gold can stay,” this is thus a symbolic reference to the idea that no beauty or joy—really, no good thing—can last forever. More specifically, the poem begins with a comparison between the first buds of spring—”Nature’s first green”—and […]

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Acrostic poem activity?

What is an example of a acrostic poem? An acrostic poem is a poem where the first letter of each line (or the last letter of each line) spells out a specific word. Examples of Acrostic Poem: Sunshine warming my toes, Underwater fun with my friends. How do you teach an acrostic poem? To create […]

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FAQ: Sylvia plath tree poem?

What does the fig tree symbolize in the bell jar? The Fig Tree Later, the tree becomes a symbol of the life choices that face Esther. She imagines that each fig represents a different life. She can only choose one fig, but because she wants all of them, she sits paralyzed with indecision, and the […]

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