Analysis Of The Poem Love Is Not By Marus Argentarius

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Love is not by Marus Argentarius and Trans. Fleur Adcock.

“When insatiable desire inflames you for a girl who’s out of fashion.” This woman may be plain, however in the eyes of that man she is the most beautiful human being that he has ever laid his eyes. “Lacking in glamour-plain, in fact- that fire is genuine; that’s the authentic passion." The poem essentially says that if a man falls in love with a woman who is plain, then she is the most beautiful women in the world. The man loves this women for who this women is, plain or not. “Love is not just a function of the eyes.” Love is an emotion that exists within society and exists with the emotions of the human heart. No one can argue with the way that someone feels about someone else. They
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“The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places: how are the mighty fallen!” Israel is a holy place for worship: this holy place has been damaged from the battles fought here and the soldiers who have been slain here. The battle that has taken place here is a reference to the battle that had been fought between David and Goliath. “Tell it not in Gath, publish it not in the streets of Askelon, lest the daughters of the uncircumcised triumph.” Let the daughters rejoice that the war is over, but weep for the soldiers who have been slain in battle. The poem gives tribute to the fallen soldiers from the battle in Israel, “How are mighty fallen, and the weapons of war perished!” The poem is meant to have religious meaning as there is a reference to the battle fought between David and Goliath. However, there is little reference to the lord other than “The beauty of Israel is slain upon thy high places.” Israel is a holy place that can be considered as a high place in other terms, in the process of battle the holy land has ravaged by

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