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Analysis and comments on Fire-Caught by Langston Hughes

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Comment 13 of 93, added on March 9th, 2012 at 1:31 AM.
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Comment 12 of 93, added on March 9th, 2012 at 12:43 AM.
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Comment 10 of 93, added on April 16th, 2010 at 2:45 PM.
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Comment 9 of 93, added on May 29th, 2007 at 4:58 PM.

Well, the moth that fell into the flame was the female gold moth not the
grey moth. So I feel like she was looking for someone or something more
beautiful and captivating. She didn't find it in the dull grey moth, even
though he would be waiting there for her "until the break of day". She
found what she was looking for in the end...but not what she expected.
That's my understanding of this.

Reynaldo from United States
Comment 8 of 93, added on March 20th, 2006 at 8:35 PM.

I think the poem represents the thing which we desire and the thing which
we take for granted. In this case its love. The gold moth was beatiful and
vain. We all seek beautiful things. Yet the "ugly duckling" demonstrated
her love "until the break of day" and the guy moth neglected her because
she didn't fit his criteria. The gray moths death indicates fixation on the
unattainable which results in her own demise.

Love Walker from United States
Comment 7 of 93, added on November 2nd, 2005 at 10:18 AM.

This poem is about a moth falling into a flame- obviously the exterminator
had been hunting the moth for a while and then finally got the best of it.

zeepsters from Canada
Comment 6 of 93, added on September 21st, 2005 at 6:41 AM.

This poem is the most uniwue poem i have ever seen. it is very descriptive
and thats what i like about my poetry.

unknown from United States
Comment 5 of 93, added on August 11th, 2005 at 3:56 AM.

in this poem..its of lonliness...the beauty didnt want him. and left..the
one that did cared and wanted him but cant always love what dont love you
and died or left...and he ended up alone...

joe
Comment 4 of 93, added on May 2nd, 2005 at 10:59 AM.

WOW!!! i love this poem. I think it means that someone might have taken the
wrong road for awhile and reached a dead end and they couldn't turn back.

Sara from United States

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Poet: Langston Hughes
Poem: Fire-Caught
Added: May 7 2003
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Poem of the Day: Aug 13 2004


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