Bullying: Poem Analysis

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Bullying Is an act from someone who believes they are superior to another person hurting them by damaging their reputation and destroying their confidence. Andrea Gibson illustrates an image of her being bullied in her acclaimed poem “A letter to the Playground Bully from Andrea, Age 8 ½”. She wants to end the tension between her and her bully because of his verbal abusiveness towards her. She uses repetition to highlight and resolve her complications, healing her sorrows by writing this poem. She uses repetition to reflect the speaker's young age and confusion about the circumstances she's been put into. Her young age also comes with innocence “So I am as clean as a whistle on a teapot” like most kids her age innocence is associated with
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