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During A Sons Dangerous Illness
During A Sons Dangerous Illness
During A Son's Dangerous Illness Terence Duncan 11/01/99 An Essay on During A Son?s Dangerous Illness Death can strike at anytime, sometimes expected, but too often unannounced. Denise Levertov wrote a poem entitled During a Son?s Dangerous Illness about the unmerciful side of death. This poem emphasied on emotions, visualization, and a consice structure that symbolizes how perplexing and awful death can be. It is a poem of desolate mood and brought a horrifiying feeling to me. In my opinion, wo
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There are some ways for us to identify the type of a poem, but the meaning and thoughts are endless for a reader as well as for a writer. She seems to compare death to various unpleasant abstract and concrete objects, such as splinter, cape brushes, eternal nothingness, etc. The writer misses her child and feels that she didntmt do enough or didntmt love enough and that the death came too soon. Two poems are very different from each other in structure and almost every aspect, yet they have sev