A Birthday analysis

In our literature class, we were asked to see a video and answer this questions. I worked with Pancho Mosquera and Lucila Giambruni video

a. What is the theme?

The themes of this poem are joy, nature vs luxurios materials,

b. What is the tone?

The tones of this poem are, excited and anxious.

c. What is the main difference between the two stanzas?

The first stanza the writer uses similies to compare her fellings to natural fellings and in the second stanza talks about matrrial objects and man-made objects, and the voice decides to surround herself with luxurious objects and materials to celebrate.

d. How are the similes in the poem appropriate for the romantic longings the speaker feels?


e. How is the metaphor of the birthday appropriate?



f. Make a list of religious symbols. What do they mean in the poem?

Birds: reconciliation and peace.

apple tree: adam and eve, the apple.

Dais: altar.

rainbow: gods promisses.




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