ENG125W3D1WeRealCool - ENG125 W3D1 WE REAL COOL 1 ENG125 W3D1 We Real Cool The theme of the poem We Real Cool written by Gwendolyn Brooks is about a

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ENG125 W3D1 WE REAL COOL 1 ENG125 W3D1 We Real Cool The theme of the poem We Real Cool written by Gwendolyn Brooks is about a small gang of boys hanging out at the pool hall instead of being at school. One poetic device is figurative language. A hyperbole our textbook explains “Is a figure of speech in which a statement about something or somebody is deliberately exaggerated” (Clugston, 2014, Chapter 9.5). The hyperbole in this poem is Gwendolyn Brooks trying to say that the pool players are real cool, but she does not believe that they are cool at all. I also think that the title “The Pool Players. Seven at the Golden Shovel” (Brooks, 1960) has some significance; the pool hall is
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