Three To's and an Oi Summary
Heather McHugh

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Three To's and an Oi Summary

“Three To's and an Oi” is in Heather McHugh's 1999 poetry collection, The Father of the Predicaments. The title of the book comes from a line in “Not a Prayer,” one of the other poems in the collection: “The father of the / predicaments, wrote Aristotle's translator, is being.” In “Three To's and an Oi,” McHugh focuses on death and language, referring to the story of Cassandra, the woman to whom the god Apollo grants...

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