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What does the poet mean by “forlorn group” in the poem “The Cold Within” by James Patrick Kinney? Why does he use this term?

Last updated February 7, 2020

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Explain the figures of speech and other poetic devices used in James Patrick Kinney’s poem ‘The Cold Within’.

Last updated January 6, 2020

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What message is the poet trying to convey in his poem and how does he succeed in doing that?

Last updated November 10, 2019

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What did each of the six characters fail to do in James Patrick Kinney’s poem ‘The Cold Within’?

Last updated September 2, 2018

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What does the first man hold back in the poem ‘The Cold Within’ and why?

Last updated August 9, 2018

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Why do you think the poet has used the two adjectives ‘bleak’ and ‘bitter’ to describe the cold in the first stanza of the poem The Cold Within? What figure of speech is used in the line?

Last updated August 9, 2018

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James Patrick Kinney’s poem The Cold Within is a critique on human nature of discrimination and selfishness. Explain.

Last updated May 7, 2018

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What does the line ‘Or so the story’s told’ indicate in James Patrick Kinney’s poem “The Cold Within”?

Last updated February 10, 2018

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Was the black man prejudiced in the poem ‘The Cold Within’ by James Patrick Kinney? Against whom was his prejudice?

Last updated November 23, 2017

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Comment on the character of the last man in James Kinney’s poem The Cold Within. Is the man any different from the other five people?

Last updated August 22, 2017

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