What does the poem "Fences" by Pat Mora symbolize?


What does the poem "Fences" by Pat Mora symbolize?

Pat Mora:

Pat Mora is a Hispanic-American poet born in El Paso, Texas in 1942. Mora has published numerous collections of poetry and children's books. Mora has received a National Endowment for the Arts award, amongst others.

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Pat Mora's poem "Fences", from her 1991 collection, Communion, symbolizes the innocence of youth, in not yet knowing the ominous rules of...

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Analyzing American Poetry: Terms and Examples


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It can sometimes be tough to figure out what a poem means. This lesson provides some tools to help you analyze poetry and develop your interpretations.

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