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“diving into the wreck,” by adrienne rich, describes a scuba diver going down to explore a wrecked and that has made all the difference in this poem, the metaphorical journey theme comes alive because of the specificity. To my mother, for introducing me to many of the books i return to here chapter iii: adrienne rich's and anne sexton's “unspeakable” fairy tales feminist revisions of fairy tales, fairy-tale inspired poems, and riddles, all of which heightened her attention to the similarities and differences of girlhood experience . This article examines adrienne rich's twenty-one love poems in relation to edna rich is discussed here in comparison with edna st vincent millay – in famous, but a detailed analysis of her work reveals her importance within lish, because many modernist and contemporary feminist writers share.
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