24 Matching Annotations
  1. Oct 2016
    1. Entering the whirlpool.

    2. White bodies naked on the low damp ground

      Are the bodies being considered as angels?

    3. “My nerves are bad tonight. Yes, bad. Stay with me.

      My guess here is that he is scared of the dark within himself.

    4. And voices singing out of empty cisterns and exhausted wells.  

      There appears to be a repetition of music, sounds, and singing in which help to add to the scenery.

    5. Entering the whirlpool.

      Because death appears to be the theme here this stance represents the beginning of the end of life.

    6. In the mountains, there you feel free.

      In this instance the mountains would have more snow, but the fact that mountains are above everything else and closer to fresher air makes you feel free.

  2. Sep 2016
    1. Egg

      Why does she keep repeating the word egg? what does it represent?

    2. go

      Why is the narrator contradicting herself? Is it because she is unsure of what she wants?

    1. miles

      The forest is his way of relaxing and I feel as if this word represents his troubles and reality. How long it will take for him to finally feel that peace without having to go to the forest.

    2. diverged

      This word appears to be repeated the most out of all which makes it more meaningful and central idea of the poem. This can relate to the idea that we all have those two roads to choose from in any decision we have to make and we should decide to be different rather than the same or follower.

    3. equally

      This gave me a sense of between these two roads they are not necessarily different and possibly will lead to same place. Possibly speaking of how we all have our own road and somehow end up in the same place as others.

    1. life

      It appears as if the writer is just trying to make the point that the older you get the wiser you are.

    2. you

      We as the reader are exposed to the reality of how much we actually don't know the history and truth about the world.

    3. SEEDS

      This word to me represents something new that will soon grow. Can't necessarily say into something good or bad yet.

    1. If a physician of high standing, and one’s own husband, assures friends and relatives that there is really nothing the matter with one but temporary nervous depression—a slight hysterical tendency—what is one to do?

      I can think of two reasons of why her husband isn't actually ill, one being that he doesn't take her seriously and second being that during this time there was not much exposure to all illnesses in which would cause these physicians to not have all of the answers.

    1. The Nation has not yet found peace from its sins

      This nation has not found peace and will not until all truths are laid out on the table. From that, we have to then acknowledge and accept them.

    1. could feel the force of both.

      Whether it's something spiritual or scientific, if you want to believe it's true it will become true.

    2. he sequence of thought was chaos, he turned at last to the sequence of force

      what came to mind was the comparison between a philosopher and a scientist.

    3. Nothing in education is so astonishing as the amount of ignorance it accumulates in the form of inert facts

      Can be said about my high school education.

  3. Aug 2016
    1. They Lion grow.

      It can represent the minority population and how during this time the people were taking in so much anger due to living in poverty, experiencing discrimination, and many more issues, that they were only able to hold in so much until they were mad enough to make them strong enough to speak up and fight.

    2. From “Bow Down” come “Rise Up,”

      All of the rioting during the 1970's.

    3. Earth is eating trees,

      Can be related to the pollution.

    4. Out of the gray hills

      expressing how dull the scenery appeared to himself and other workers.

    5. Out of the acids of rage,

      Rage coming from working in vile conditions and being oppressed.