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What is the message of the poem to the man I married?

What is the message of the poem to the man I married?

This poem metaphorically portrays the love of the speaker for her husband by comparing her need for him to her need for the earth. Part I of Angela Manalang Gloria’s “To the Man I Married” follows the traditional form of an English (also called, Elizabethan or Shakespearean) sonnet.

What is the message of Soledad by Angela Manalang Gloria?

Gloria was known as a feminist writer during the Philippines pre-colonial years. “Soledad” tacitly speaks of society’s treatment of women who went beyond acceptable bounds because of love.

What is the last poem of Angela Manalang Gloria?

The collection contained the best of her early work as well as unpublished poems written between 1934 and 1938. Her last poem, Old Maid Walking on a City Street can also be found in the collection.

Who is the persona in the poem in to the man I married?

It is an apostrophe poem because the persona (a wife) addresses it to her husband.

What is a Soledad?

Soledad, Spanish for “solitude”, often refers to María de la Soledad (Our Lady of Solitude), a variant name of Mary the mother of Jesus in Roman Catholic tradition.

How to love the man I Married by Angela Manalang?

In which the speaker expresses how the man she loves is her foundation and that is what she meant by the first line. In the second line she tells us how the man is the one who keeps her stable. Lastly the third and fourth line basically talks about how this man is the provider of her basic needs in life.

What does the book to the man I Married say?

About a girl who’s married to a man, that she can’t love as wide as the ocean, but her love is like a wave, that cannot be separated to the ocean, and that ocean is her husband. It seems like, her husband is her everything, that she couldn’t live without her husband.

What does the first stanza of to the man I Married mean?

The first stanza means, the girl can’t love her husband as great and as wide as the ocean, and to infinite, because for her, there’s no such love is like that. But it doesn’t mean that the girl doesn’t truly love her husband.

When did Angela Manalang Gloria become a poet?

ANGELA MANALANG GLORIA first appeared on the literary scene in Manila in 1925 and was immediately hailed with extravagant praise as “the only Filipina poetess worthy of the name.”

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