5.05eng.pdf - 05.05 ANALYZING 20TH CENTURY POETRY Gabrielle Ben-Zaken Carl Sandburg \u201cFog\u201d This is a small poem that contains 21 words Fog embodies a

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Unformatted text preview: 05.05 ANALYZING 20TH CENTURY POETRY Gabrielle Ben-Zaken Carl Sandburg “Fog” This is a small poem that contains 21 words. Fog embodies a cat. Including the traits, such as silence, and how it appears out of nowhere. The cat slowly arrives similar to how fog does. This ties in because back then it wasn’t as easy as it is now to predict the weather. People were left in the shadows and often astonished by the last minute weather they would receive. Just like the weather, cats are super mysterious and do as they please without giving notice. Its unpredictable to assume their next movement, whether it’s the cat or the fog, it can disappear within moments. Robert Frost “Mending Wall” This poem was a way of showing a man’s attempt to be a good neighbor. Frost at the time was living in England with his family. The poem was inspired by his neighbor, Napoleon Guay, his first impression was when doing his routine repairs on the walls to separate the farms. Frost in a sense questioned the “american dream” ...
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