Ring Around The Rosey Analysis

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Discussing this all-destroying plague in detail shows it left many long term effects. Close to half of the population in Europe being eliminated over a short time period left considerable damage and altered families, the economy, church life and the lives of artists and patrons, which is also represented in the three works of art described. It’s difficult to conclude this essay without mentioning what has always come to mind when thinking of the bubonic plague and that is a folksong associated with the Black Death, “Ring around the Rosey.”
Ring-a-ring-a-roses,
A pocket full of posies;
Ashes! Ashes!
We all fall down
Ring Around the Rosey(victims of the plague would usually have a red, swollen ring around their eyes). A pocket full of posies(people

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