An Analysis Of Robert Bly 's Poem And Seeing You Carry The Plants

911 Words Nov 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Marriage and committed relationships are a beautiful and beneficial part of someone’s life when they are older. This Can Happen When You’re Married by Karen Chase and Seeing You Carry The Plants In by Robert Bly are two different poems that execute the relationships of couples and the different ways and fashions that they show that they love each other. Both poems demonstrate the unconditional expression of love of their significant others’ personality and identity as well as the admiration of their partner’s beauty. This Can Happen When You’re Married demonstrates these aspects of love relationships in a more positive and healthy way than Seeing You Carry The Plants in which is why it is a more beneficial read to people who are hopeless about finding true love in this day and age.

First of all, This Can Happen When You’re Married offers a better understanding of positive love and relationships for reader than Seeing You Carry The Plants In because it demonstrates the positive and healthy aspect that couples have in a normal relationship or marriage. In This Can Happen When You’re Married, the couple shows each other unconditional love to each other as shown in this line: “He’s a cow in a barn, licking his calf.” Unconditional love is shown in this passage because a parent’s love for their child is unconditional and eternal which their love is being compared to, while in Seeing You Carry The Plants In, the author’s love for his significant other is shown to be erratic and…

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