Christina Rossetti: Poems

Bird symbolism in Royal Princess


Does any one know what the Bird symbolism

in A Royal Princess means?

Eagle, Vulture, and Dove?

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The dove represents reconcilliation and peace; the eagle represents the princess' isolation in her castle; the vulture represents her father and his nobles feeding on the less fortunate who they persecute.


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