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Unformatted text preview: Gretels life has completely changed after the incident, and she lives with a constant fear of what else may lie in those dark woods that holds the witchs house. This poem was a different and very interesting take on a classic childrens story. Although the story Hansel and Gretel involves kidnapping and murder, it is written in an upbeat tone for kids. However, this poem sheds a different, sadistic light on the situation. I would have never thought to look at the story in this different way, and that is why I enjoyed reading this poem so much. The style of this poem is also very simple and easy to read. It doesnt follow any rhyme scheme, but the lines flow smoothly together. The final stanza of the poem is the hardest to interpret, and it leaves the reader to ponder on exactly what Gretel is talking about when she asks if she is alone. Matt Idleman Amer. Lit. Exam #3 Question # 6...
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- Spring '09