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Ode to My Socks Questions and Answers
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Ode to my Socks is an ode, as it praises the socks.
The poem is an ode to the speaker's socks.
“I resisted the strong temptation to save them the way schoolboys bottle fireflies, the way scholars hoard sacred documents.” “Like explorers who in...
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The speaker’s friend gives him a gift of soft homemade socks. He tries them on and finds them very beautiful. The poem personifies his new socks alternately as fish, sharks, blackbirds, and cannons. The speaker feels that his feet are honored by...
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The repetition of phrases, involving the word socks, to begin lines (anaphora) can be seen throughout the poem.
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