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Q: Poetic Devices in the poem Keeping Quiet by Pablo Neruda

AdityaIn the poem Keeping Quiet by Pablo Neruda, what poetic devices should I consider in the lines, "... Fisherman in the cold sea would not harm whales and the man gathering salt would look at his hurt hands. ..." Should it be Metaphor or symbolic imagery? In my opinion it seems metaphor, cause ...

 
 
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1:04 PM
Now Gogol, too? What is it with these Russian identity thieves?
 
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Q: Why Thus Spake Zarathustra is translated into the old English?

Leonard LeeI am currently reading The Power by Naomi Alderman, and I find that the author writes some sentences in the old English, such as "She maketh a channel for the thunderbolt and setteth a path for the storm." And this reminds me of that the Thus Spake Zarathustra was translated in the old English by...

 
 
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Q: What's the meaning of " Spring " in bold below?

S EFrom book 1, Chapter 6,of The Fellowship of the Ring by J. R. R. Tolkien: Then another clear voice, as young and as ancient as Spring, like the song of glad water flowing down into the night from a bright morning in the hills, came falling like silver to meet them:

 
 
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7:57 PM
@Bookworm Sorry to see this get downvoted. It is a good question!
 
 
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9:19 PM
@GarethRees I feel the same way about the Pushkin/Dumas question.
Wacky theory or no, at least the OP has provided a list of evidence, not just throwing a theory out there.
And if our experts can firmly debunk it, that would be a good service for the internet.
 
9:38 PM
Last I checked that had a solid +2, but then there also was some controversy based on the wording.
 
It's +2 / -3 now. Possibly due to being linked elsewhere.
 
It's ridiculous but I agree that it's on topic in the same way that the (equally ridiculous) Shakespeare conspiracy theories are.
 
Is that the thing from the Emmerich film? ;-)
 
And that Shakespeare question seems to have got a very good answer indeed.
 

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