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February 14, 2012


 

 The poem "A woman is no a Potted Plant," created by Alice Walker, describes how females aren't stationed in one place based on their gender, race, nationality, family, or husband. She uses different plants to indicate women who are defined by the characteristics provided above, such together espaliers, which room bushes expected to grow versus walls. She additionally describes a blossom turning towards the direction that the sun to signify a woman who is dependency on various other people. She then defines how a mrs is wilderness only since she is free, and that she is no confined like a potted plant. Overall, this poem is illustrating how females are regarded in our culture as property, tied under to your husbands or your houses.

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A mrs is not a potted planther roots bound to the confines of her housea woman is nota potted planther leaves trimmedto the contours of she sexa mrs is nota potted planther branchesespalieredagainst the fencesof she raceher countryher motherher manher trained blossomturning this wayandthatto followthe sunof anyone feedsand watershera womanis wildernessunboundedholding the futurebetween every breathwalking the earthonly becauseshe is freeand no creeper vineor treeNor also honeysuckleor bee.~Alice Walker

 


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There are varying opinions regarding the origin of Valentine’s Day. Some specialists state that it originated from St. Valentine, a Roman that was martyred for refusing to offer up Christianity. He died on February 14, 269 A.D., the very same day that had been devoted to love lotteries. Legend likewise says that St. Valentine left a farewell note for the jailer’s daughter, who had become his friend, and also signed it “From her Valentine”. With the ‘world-wide internet of misinformation’ friend can additionally find a few hundred other definitions but, i digress …

Our blog post today is yes, really quite straightforward … ‘love always’ … it is it. Love important can overcome all. Countless have fallen, been lifted by, and also forever committed to … the possibility of love. 

P.S. Happy belated birthday Alice Walker...

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A woman is no a Potted plant - Alice Walker

 

 The city "A mrs is no a Potted Plant," composed by Alice Walker, defines how women aren't stationed in one place based upon their gender, race, nationality, family, or husband. She uses different plants to indicate women who are identified by the characteristics listed above, such as espaliers, which room bushes expected to grow against walls. She also describes a blossom turning towards the direction of the sun to symbolize a woman that is dependence on other people. She then explains how a woman is wilderness only because she is free, and that she is no confined choose a potted plant. Overall, this poem is showing how ladies are viewed in our society as property, tied down to your husbands or your houses.

 


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