"The Fish" Analytical Essay by Neatwriter

"The Fish"
A discussion of the mundane, human experience in the poem "The Fish" by Elizabeth Bishop.
# 62726 | 901 words | 3 sources | MLA | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 10, 2005 in Literature (Poetry) , English (Analysis)

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This paper shows how this simple poem conveys numerous implicit or symbolic meanings that reflect Bishop's subject interpretation of what 'travel' meant in her life. It points out that the Voice's expedition in "The Fish" was a contemplation of travel through life in general, and through the use of symbolism, connotation, and effective imagery, Bishop was able to extend to her readers her thoughts on life and its difficulties and how these complex turns in life become channels in which humanity finds strength and inspiration to move forward and live progressively and meaningfully.

From the Paper:

"Elizabeth Bishop, author to numerous literary works, particularly on poetry, had been known for her effective illustration of everyday experience in the most extraordinary depiction and interpretation. As an American poet and artist, Bishop was identified as a staunch supporter and adherent of numerous movements that pervaded society during the 20th century, such as feminism, emphasis on liberation through self-expression, and adopting a pluralist view of the world's cultures (Lensing, 1995)."

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