Poem by Edna St. Millay

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Post by SonR »

it does. the poem with context toward BD sets up a paradox

she dies to the human world to become immortal, where she will forever be a child, she will also live to see everyone she knows die
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Post by wildroses »

yes exactly
at least thats what i think the whole thing means.
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paradoxes are interesting
should be a good book
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I think it only makes sense for the poem to be relating to Bella changing and becoming immortal
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but there is still the paradoxical issue that she will live to see all of her family and friends die
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Post by Cullen_family »

I like a lot of the other interpretations of this poem.

Maybe it just means that there is no age that the child inside of us disappears. We can always bring out our inner child if we want to.

To children, death is a misunderstood concept. They don't understand the finality of it. Maybe Bella is a child in that sense that she doesn't even understand her own mortality?

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death is widely misuderstood and people are always in the habbit of sheilding children from death, like replace goldfish instead of explaining that the fish died
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Post by emilymichellecullen »

I actually think the poem is rather harsh on childhood. It talks about how children often take things for granted until they lose loved ones and all their left with is pictures and memories that don't talk or interact with you.
So to me, it seems like its discussing how Bella has taken many things for granted and won't realize it until it is way to late.

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Post by Cullen_family »

So maybe a member of her family dies?

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the poem also makes adults really lame
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