Memory Metaphors

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In both poems, the Speaker describes their memories but from different aspects. The tone both speakers use differentiate the type of memory they are describing. In the poem “A Black Rabbit Dies for Its country”, the speaker is a rabbit born in a laboratory and being used as experiment to find the effects of anthrax. The speaker of Gavin Ewart's poem is a rabbit who feels “If a rabbit’s nature is to run free on the earth, I missed it: though the glass”, while the speaker in Almost Nowhere in the World, as Far as Anyone Call Tell is a person who is having good memories of his country. The person remembers good memories as he “look upon the scattered cars all come to rest here, like boats in China, floating on a quiet evening tide”. The settings
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