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Analysis and comments on Power by Adrienne Rich

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Comment 12 of 52, added on July 9th, 2012 at 4:55 PM.

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Comment 7 of 52, added on May 19th, 2010 at 12:20 PM.
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Comment 6 of 52, added on May 8th, 2010 at 12:00 AM.
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Comment 5 of 52, added on November 30th, 2009 at 7:04 PM.

Um, Marie Curie discovered Radium, which while radioactive, isn't used in
atomic bombs (Uranium and Plutonium are), and yes the poem is about her, on
the surface, but it's also about what everyone else said, and probably
about what everyone else will say.

Dave from United States
Comment 4 of 52, added on September 7th, 2009 at 7:42 AM.

Marie Curie was the woman who created the succes in making atomic bombs
with atoms, the poem is of Maries success, though how her obsession with it
became the death of her. Contrasting Marie Curies wounds an way of life to
be obsessed with her ambition/professional success also personal
aggrandisement and the consequences.

Rebecca Leigh
Comment 3 of 52, added on November 15th, 2007 at 3:57 PM.

Ok sorry but your both wrong! This a a potical poem that deals with a woman
haveing to prove herself in a male dominated sociaty. Rich feels empathy
for Marie because she to had to deal with hard times ("Winters of this
climate") As she to knows what it feels like being a female poet when it
was dominated by man (See "The Roofwalker"). Marie Over exposes herself to
the radiation to prove herself to men. Rich end this poem in a pesstimistic
tone. She is dissapointed that Marie had to die to prove herself

laura from Ireland

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Poet: Adrienne Rich
Poem: Power
Year: 1974
Added: Feb 21 2003
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