Bedtime Story Summary
George MacBeth

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Bedtime Story Summary

"Bedtime Story" appears in the third section of George MacBeth's Collected Poems: 1958-1970. It consists of thirteen free-verse quatrains told from a narrator whose point of view is inconsistent. In the Foreword to this collection MacBeth writes that the poems in this section are "written for those who (like myself) regard themselves as children." While that may be so, MacBeth is no ordinary child. Poems such as "House for a Child," and "A Child's...

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