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Krystal Wein English Comp II Reading Assignment 4 I read a poem called October by Charles Wright and I was very confused on what it meant. My guess is that it is about death. In the beginning of the poem he talks about leaves fallin from his fingers lie the leaves that fall off trees in the fall right before winter comes and the trees end up dying. He talkds about the nine steps to heaven which I believe is some kind of catholic belief because I was catholic and I know they have stages you have to go through to go
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Unformatted text preview: to heaven like first communion, baptism, and confirmation. Then she starts to see the red colors falling away from his hand and the air getting cold like winter or death is on its way and will be here very soon. He says when it does Ill rise from this tired body . . . ready to take the darkness in. I think he is saying that he is ready for death and he is not scares nor frightened because he knows its coming and he knows where he will be going....
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