analysis of amy lowell's poem a decade

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Analysis of Amy Lowell’s Poem “A Decade” In “A Decade,” a poem by Amy Lowell, the reader is shown how a lover’s attitude can go from infatuation at first to just predictability and love. In this poem Lowell uses imagery and similes to elaborate on the feelings of the speaker towards his/her lover. In the beginning of the relationship the speaker is infatuated with the lover, and Lowell expresses this infatuation through …

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…uses similes to make comparisons of the lover to things such as red wine and morning bread. The theme of this poem is not too evident; however, if I were to choose one sentence to tell of the purpose I would have to say Things may change, but one thing remains the same, “I Love You.” Bibliography Lowell, Amy. “A Decade.” The American Tradition in Literature . Eds. George Perkins and Barbara Perkins. Boston: McGraw-Hill College, 1999. 1406.