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    A Poem After the Titanic by Derek Mahon

    The poems begins by stating, “They said I obtained away in a ship.” The use of the impersonal pronoun, “They,” conveys a sense of paranoia, and, “got away,” implies felony activity. He claims to have, “sat shivering,” and, “turned to ice.” The sibilance in the first statement serves to emphasize how desperately chilly it was, […] More

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    Inequalities in Titanic

    Titanic was a British passenger liner separated by a class system that would end up colliding with an iceberg resulting in it to sink. There were limited lifeboats that’s seating would be greatly outnumbered by the passengers. If one was to survive the sinking of Titanic they were likely a woman, child, or upper class […] More