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Response To 'Pelonies In Yellow Moon'

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“Pelonies” celebrates the beautiful awakening of springtime and expresses a deep mutual love towards this. We know this from the quote, “pledges my love to you in a gold cup” (Li-Ching-Chao 437). After considering the meaning implied in lines six and seventeen we understand that the author does not necessarily cherish the wind as much as he/she did for the water. There is a contradiction of feelings towards nature since the beginning is more respectful while the end is rather straightforward and serious stating that, “I for one do not welcome the yellow twilight” (Ling-Chuang-Chao) this is a contrast of light to dark. So in a sense this poem represents both beauty and deeper darker concerns.
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