Sharon Olds On The Subway Summary

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In the poem “on the subway” Sharon Olds brings together two worlds , one reflects the life of a common working person, and the other is referred to as the life of a common criminal. This poem has a lot of imagery that helps bring the meaning of the poem. The author’s tone is full of insecurity and fear. The poem is organized to let the reader notice step by step what the narrator is thinking. There is a lot of imagery used in this poem. Sharon Olds describes the man across her in a way that the reader can imagine his physique and infer on his way of life. Lines in the poem like “his feet are huge” and the “cold look of the muger”. “I am white, and without meaning or trying to i must profit from his darkness”. These lines give the reader a
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