Go Down Moses Repetition

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This week, I was assigned to read the poem titled “Go Down, Moses”.

In this poem, I specifically noticed the poems use of repetition. When one reads the poem, there are two lines that one will/should notice that are mentioned constantly and in the form of repetition. These lines are “let my people go” and “Go down, Moses.” I felt that the repetition helped explain the poems meaning because the two lines that I mentioned above seem to indicate what the point of the scenario in the poem is implying. To the best of my knowledge, in the Old Testament, the Lord asked Moses to go to the Pharaoh and inform him that the Lord said to let his people go. In other words, God commanded Moses to demand the release of the Israelites from Egypt. This was

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