Goblin Market | Study Guide

Christina Rosetti

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Overview

Author

Christina Rosetti

Year Published

1862

Type

Poem

Genre

Allegory, Fairy Tales, Fantasy

Perspective and Narrator

"Goblin Market" has a third-person omniscient speaker.

Tense

"Goblin Market" is told in the past tense.

About the Title

"Goblin Market" is a reference to the marketplace that appears to the speaker at twilight, the liminal, or transitional, period between day and night. The marketplace is where the goblins sell delicious foods unavailable anywhere else. The "maidens" who sample their wares waste away, pining for the exotic flavors.

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