A Rose That Grew From The Crack Of Concrete Poem Summary

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Poem #1 : 1. Does it use figurative language? If so, what kind? There is figurative language in this poem. The whole poem is an extended metaphor for decision making. There’s personification the line “because it was grassy and wanted wear” is personification. It implies that the path desires something. 2. What images are drawn in the poem? Paths, traveler, and yellow wood are visual images drawn into the poem. 3. What do you think is the actual meaning of the poem? The actual meaning of the poem about the narrator reflecting on his decision making to take the less traveled road of life after much debate and questioning. 4. What is the theme of the poem? The theme is no matter what choice one may make, even a good choice, one will still look back and wonder what would have happened with a different decision. 5.…show more content…
Are there any references? No, there’s no references. 6. Any use of symbolism? They use paths, as a symbol representing what path to take. 7. What is the overall tone of the poem? The speaker's attitude seems a little bit regretful regarding the decision that he or she has made. Poem #2 8. Does it use figurative language? If so, what kind? Yes there is figurative language, “A rose that grew from the crack of concrete” is a metaphor. 9. What images are drawn in the poem? Line 1 and 2 creates imagery “Did you hear about the rose, That grew from the crack in the concrete?” 10. What do you think is the actual meaning of the poem? The poem is about how Tupac achieved something from when he started from nothing. 11. What is the theme of the poem? The theme is even if you start with nothing, if you don’t give up you can achieve something. 12. Are there any references? No references. 13. Any use of symbolism? He uses the rose as symbolism. As a symbol that the rose learned to strive on its own, without support from anyone or anything. What is the overall tone of the poem? The tone is positive and reassuring towards the
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