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Little Things

Elizabeth Bishop’s parent’s were a very important part of her life and affected her a great amount. Her father died from Bright’s disease, which, as a result, left her and her mother devastated. Her father’s death affected her mother so … Continue reading

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Fear of God

The fear of God is a Biblical motif that is often used to convey a message. It comes from the Test of Abraham where Abraham is so dutiful towards God, that essentially, he is fearful of Him. It is not … Continue reading

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Political Ties

The foster motif, “Its All Political,” is extremely relevant to two female leads Hester and Ellen. This motif focuses specifically on self -determination, conformity, power suture, and class relations. Ellen and Hester both have difficulty being viewed as respectable in … Continue reading

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