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Response To The Poem My Fear Personification

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I chose to respond to the poem titled “My Fear” and the theme is personification. This person refers to their fear as a person, within the text they state, “He follows us, he keeps track. Each day his lists are longer.” The author gave his fear and human characteristic in order to convey the significance of this crippling fear that haunts them. This person has grown to expect the negative aspects of this concept of fear, they hope that next time it strikes it won’t be as decimating or draining. Within the text they state, “Make it small, please. Let it fit in my pocket, let it fall through the hole in my pocket.” And the meaning of that statement translates to the person hoping that future encounters will be small enough to roll off of them
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