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Analysis and comments on A Girl by Ezra Pound

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Comment 46 of 156, added on December 21st, 2010 at 10:32 PM.
A Girl

The poet is speaking of the tree in the Garden of Eden, the tree of Life.
How life wins.You are violets with wind above them.
A child - so high - you are, Such opposites,"You are violets with the wind
above them", but " A child-so high-you are,". The poem speaks of goddess,
of queen, and of a girl.


Sheryl Skoglund from United States
Comment 45 of 156, added on July 23rd, 2010 at 5:20 AM.
opinion

im looking 4wad t see the meaning f this poem i thnk i love 8 hhhehehe i
hope smeday i wl understand the meaning o this poem if you kno just visit
my email add im w8ting...

jhoe from Philippines
Comment 44 of 156, added on April 19th, 2010 at 11:01 AM.

This poem is gay

hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh from Chile
Comment 43 of 156, added on April 19th, 2010 at 11:01 AM.

This poem is gay

hhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh from Chile
Comment 42 of 156, 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 156, added on December 28th, 2009 at 12:10 PM.

мне
понравилосn
0;)

natashen'ka from United States
Comment 40 of 156, added on December 28th, 2009 at 12:10 PM.

мне
понравилосn
0;)

natashen'ka from Russia
Comment 39 of 156, 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
her.

Becca from United States
Comment 38 of 156, 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 156, 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

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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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