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Lucille Clifton - Homage to My Hips

these hips are big hips.
they need space to 
move around in.
they don't fit into little
petty pl...

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Poet: Lucille Clifton
Poem: Homage to My Hips

Comment 4 of 4, added on February 20th, 2011 at 12:29 AM.
REPETITION

i would like to contribute my idea on the repetition technique as applied by the poet! lines 1,5,11,12 the poet has repeated some words,this helps us to catch and understand the nature and type of hips,infact it will be hard to forget exactly what "these hips are"
also lines(9-10) suggest that these hips refer to the whole person because it is hard to imagine the hips moving around without taking the rest of the woman along with.

REVOCATUS KASHAGA from Tanzania
Comment 3 of 4, added on October 31st, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
work-from-home moms truth

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work-from-home moms truth
Comment 2 of 4, added on November 11th, 2009 at 6:53 PM.

lucille clifton captures the inseparable reality and symbolism of the body.she uses body to assert it as it is and turns it to her advantage.

pasang yangzom from United States

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