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I think this poem is quite siimple, Eliot wrote this poem before he
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like a hippo in a mud , mud here symbolizes sins and symbolicy states his
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Information about The Hippopotamus

Poet: T.S. Eliot
Poem: 8. The Hippopotamus
Volume: Poems
Year: 1920
Added: Jan 31 2004
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Poem of the Day: Apr 2 2007

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