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Elizabeth Bishop has written a very impressive poem about a fish-a very usual creature The Fish is a poem about the fish that the author had caught Under her view the image about a tremendous fish with many details has been created vividly in my mind Bishop has described the fish in an easy manner so that the readers can imagine how magnificent the fish is and also how she feel Through her words in the poem we can see the feeling of victory proud are mixed with pity for the fish In the poem The Fish we can divide into two parts The first part is about the fish the poet tried to describe how big the fish was how he looked like etc The second part is about the feeling of the poet how she felt when she caught a tremendous fish When the poet first caught the fish she was really surprise the fish didnt do anything to escape her He didnt fight He hadnt fought at allline 56 Maybe he had escaped the hook many times in his life and now he was too tired too old so that he decided to not escape anymore The fishs strange behavior had inspired her to watch him more carefully He hung a grunting weight battered and venerable and homelyline 789 She was so curious about the fish she keep watching him His brown skin hung in stripswas like wall-paperline 10-13 Here the poet relate the fishs skin to something very common to readers-wall-paper The use of the word wall-paper has help readers easier to imagine how the strips of the fish look like Bishop wrote ancient wall-paper-ancient means the fishs age-we can feel the authors admiration for the fish that although faded and aged he withstood the test of time like wall-paper The poet had used many highly descriptive words like speckle infest tiny etc And this help creating clearer
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