Analysis Of Blackberry Eating By Galway Kinnell

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The poem "Blackberry eating" expresses the writer’s love of blackberries quite literally. To captures the reader’s attention, Kinnell uses imagery to describe the action of eating the blackberries for breakfast. Through this, he successful create the mental image in the readers mind about his pleasure of eating blackberries. In the entire poem, Galway Kinnell gives a detailed description of how much he loves everything about blackberries. However, it is evidence that he does not only love blackberries, but he does love words too. His deep attraction for blackberries, symbolizes how he feels words are so unique and full of taste. He writes, “…the ripest berries fall almost unbidden to my tongue, as words sometimes do, certain peculiar words
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