Symbolism In Touched By An Angels By Maya Angelou
The symbolisms in the poem are coiled in shells of loneliness, in the flush, holy temple, chains, Angel, love, life, train, pain, bold, souls, dare, cost, light, liberating, ecstasies and timidity.
Coiled in shells of loneliness mean to live in our own little world.
Temple is other people, human body, building devoted to the worship, and God. In the flush is surrounded, strong emotions, abundant supply of something, and a state of great development.
Holy temple is biblical, believers, any place or object in which God dwells, as the body of a …show more content…
The first stanza is about how individuals are before love appears into people life. Maya Angelou describes people as being alone, and fearful up until love comes and releases us from these qualities. The second stanza depicts what all comes with love when it comes into our lives. There are ups and downs with love, through all these things we have a choice to be brave and make our fears to love go away. In the last stanza the poet explains what love does to us, how love changes us, and what love does for us. Love in this stanza is portrayed as something that refills us. In general, in the poem, we are not completely content in our lives till we’ve discovered