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Analysis and comments on A Girl by Ezra Pound

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Comment 43 of 153, added on April 19th, 2010 at 11:01 AM.

This poem is gay

hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh from Chile
Comment 42 of 153, added on April 15th, 2010 at 11:21 AM.
essay 4 class

It was a good poem. It reminds me of growing up and feeling/living life.

Hannah Loftis from United States
Comment 41 of 153, added on December 28th, 2009 at 12:10 PM.


natashen'ka from United States
Comment 40 of 153, added on December 28th, 2009 at 12:10 PM.


natashen'ka from Russia
Comment 39 of 153, added on December 8th, 2008 at 10:34 AM.

I think this is more about a girl in life and that started to grow on him
over time. Not necessarily his daughter but a girl he loves that is free
spirited and maybe misunderstood by the world, but that is why he loves

Becca from United States
Comment 38 of 153, added on April 4th, 2008 at 11:37 AM.

I want to thaks Elena from Spain. I have just read the myth Of Dafne and
Apolo. At a first sigth the poem seems to be simple, but it isnt.

Franscisco Gallardo from Mexico
Comment 37 of 153, added on February 14th, 2008 at 3:31 AM.

This poem is based on the mith of Apollo and Daphne. Pound is telling in
this poem the part in which Daphne is turning into a laurel tree to scape
from Apollo. The first part is told by Daphne in first person, telling her
process of transformation. The second part is told by Apollo who is seeing
the process. If you want to understand better this poem, you should read
the myth of Daphne and Apollo.

Elena from Spain
Comment 36 of 153, added on December 4th, 2007 at 2:41 PM.

i think this poem is about any girl, and the author uses the tree as a way
of expressing its comunion with the girl, and the world failing to the
understand the love which ties him to the girl, thinks its all folly or
somethig like that, besides, its only my interpretation, and good poems are
good because they have so many cool interpretations, diversity generates
cultural richness

Jorge from Mexico
Comment 35 of 153, added on June 14th, 2007 at 4:51 AM.

I totally fail to see how this poem is about a girl...
isnt it more like a tree???

ngaio from Australia
Comment 34 of 153, added on April 25th, 2006 at 11:31 AM.

this sounds really perverted like sex or masturbation....i like it

sam from United States

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Poet: Ezra Pound
Poem: A Girl
Added: Feb 4 2004
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Poem of the Day: Oct 4 2000

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