High Treason

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Poetry can be quite a tricky subject to comprehend at first. However, when you explore and analyze the hidden meanings, it opens up your mind in many different ways. In most cases, when someone hears the word poetry, he or she may think of William Shakespeare or someone who is known to write “thus,” and “tho.” On the contrary, poetry expresses an individual’s thoughts in verses known as stanzas. When someone expresses his or her love for something, he or she illustrates a certain degree of passion for the reason behind it. In Jose Emilio Pacheco’s poem “High Treason,” he expresses his love for his country by conveying his compassion towards all the aspects that make his country a place for him to cherish. Pacheco poem is
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When love for a country is expressed in a poem like “High Treason”, it makes me think of my country. Jose Emilio Pacheco displays a brilliant picture describing his country. I recommend everyone who has pride in there culture, heritage, and religion to read this poem. My view on poetry has changed dramatically because now I believe that the inner meaning of a poem means a lot more then just words that make up the entire piece.

Work Cited
Kennedy, X. J., and Dana Gioia. Backpack Literature: An Introduction to Fiction, Poetry, Drama, and Writing. “High Treason” Jose Emilio Pancho. Boston: Pearson, 2012.
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