Poet: Arna Bontemps
Poem: Southern Mansion
Poem of the Day:
Dec 4 2000
Comment 19 of 19, added on July 7th, 2015 at 2:44 PM.
the southern mansion poem is really good you just need to know a lot about it to pass the quizzes and stuff....
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Comment 17 of 19, added on April 17th, 2011 at 8:20 AM.
the poem opens and ends in the same idea of death . Personification serves to portray "poplars" trees as a witness abouy the historical legacy of slavers ,it aims to connect the past to the present.However the simile in "still as death" avokes the silence of te poplars tree.
radhia amaidi from Algeria
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