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Car Wash Poem Analysis

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What happens after death? Do souls go to Heaven? Are souls reincarcerated? Religions such as Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism believe in a form of rebirth after death. In Megan Sapnar’s “Car Wash” she uses text, sound, and animation to imitate the theory. The beginning of poem begins with random words and letters, such as “saint I dream cool” (Sapnar). These random words represent an infant’s ability to use language. When beginning to speak, children can string together nonsensical words, as Sapnar did. At the end of the e-poem, a final poem appears, and it starts with the word “morning” which is a stock symbol for the beginning of life. The poem then switches screens and a poem about “midway on life’s journey” (Sapnar). The poem then
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