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256. 3. Simile by N. Scott Momaday (Poem)

256.3 How do you think the speaker feels about the future of the relationship he is describing? Can you please explain your opinion.

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I think the speaker is hoping for a confrontation, a vetting of emotions that will be healthy, "In whose limbs there is latent flight." The whole point of the poem is to describe what happens when feelings aren't expressed honestly. Having realized this is a step in the right direction.