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Goblins Market a poem by the talented Christina Rossetti is a tale of two sisters who learn an important lesson as well as find out the powers of sisterhood There are many ways to look at Rossettis poem such as the position of Christianity When reading this poem you may see connections to the popular bible story of Adam and Eve found in Genesis where Adam and Eve are tempted by fruit by a serpent this is very similar to the tale we while read When we read the similarities of this poem it may bring to question if Rossetti intentionally connected the two for the purpose of Christian connection One may believe this to be true The possible lesson here could be that Christians should not fall short to sin We are so easily tempted but we must stand true to what we know is right and fallback to what we know is wrong Christina Rossetti wrote the poem for the purpose of Christian lesson Goblin Market is about two close sisters Laura and Lizzie as well as the more minor characters of the poem the goblins it is a tale of being fooled and tested but how a sisters love seems to concur all The plot goes something like this the sisters who seem quite young go every evening and draw water from a nearby stream The evening approaches and the sisters go to their stream the sisters hear the usual calls from the merchants goblins who sell fruit and lots of it they claim their fruit is the very best and the girls should try a littleAlthough this happens often Laura the younger sister stays at the stream after her sister leaves Laura seems drawn to the strange and very different mannerisms of the goblins as well as their odd appearances Lizzie the older sister has warned Laura to never accept the fruit from these goblins but this particular
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