One Art Summary

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In the poem “One Art” written by Elizabeth Bishop the persona is trying to convince us that we can get use to losing things. According to her it’s not a big deal. She starts to mention things that we’re losing every day and we get over it, like for example keys or even time. We just get use to it. But the things that she talking about start to be more serious, like forgetting names or places. Then she moves to more personal loses, she’s talking about things that have a meaning to her. Even then she’s fine with it because those were only things. At the end of the poem the persona mentions about a lost of someone close to her and she just can’t get over it. So even though she lost so many things she was fine with it, but losing a person is something

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