Dana Gioia's Poem Money

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Dana Gioia's poem “Money” grabs hold of the subject that is constantly on everyone’s mind, even those people who have a lot of it. Gioia’s approach is clever and humorous. His language involves almost every cliché and phrase that has ever been said or written about money. The poem is about the importance money has over people.The poem begins with the writer using the first stanza to describe the many words people all around the world use for the money.”Cash,stash,rhino jack or just plain dough” by the writer listing the many names for money,he shows that money is so important among people that it takes on several different Names.Also by the writer mentioning the many names people use for money,he shows that

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