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Unformatted text preview: Final: New Essay 15 December 2007 The poem Evolution by John Banister Tabb and the poem Whales Weep Not! by D.H. Lawrence contain big ideas that shouldnt go unnoticed and explored. With Tabbs Evolution, the idea of something coming from nothing is a description of many theories of how the world has come about and how species have started. Even though this poem is only 8 lines long, this theory of evolution is portrayed accurately. The poem repeats the basic idea of: out of something, comes something similar, and then comes something different and new. The first sequence of this is written Out of the dusk a shadow, / Then, a spark. The dusk and a shadow can be compared similarly to each other. The shadow is a new manifestation of dusk. The shadow can move around and it can have the form of a human or animal, where as the dusk is just all over and is static. Then out of a dark shadow comes a spark. A spark is light and is nothing like dusk or a shadow. In the theory of evolution this progression can be compared to the and is nothing like dusk or a shadow....
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- Fall '07