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Unformatted text preview: only to have God restore it later. 2. Like Job, she is a beggar on God's door, waiting for him to restore those things that were dear to her, just as he did with Job. It appears that she is suffering so much without them that it is as thought God has done this to test her faith, like Job. 3. There are many ways to interpret a poem and this is the way I interpret it. In Emily’s life she lost two friends. In this poem, it shows how she felt. She begged God to keep her friends here on earth. Both times God sent angels to help her. She is poor once more because she doesn't want to live anymore after her friends died. She is calling God a burglar, banker and father. I like how she includes burglar and banker because a burglar takes without asking and a banker takes as well, just asking and she's calling God both. 4. The poorness in her life may stand for the emptiness that death has brought her....
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