Why does the poet David Roth repeat the last line of the poem “Nine Gold Medals” — Said more than these words ever will?
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The poet has repeated the line to emphasize it and to draw our attention to the virtues of empathy and cooperation that the incident shows. He wants us to realize that the true value of those virtues can only be felt and not be expressed well in words.
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