The Crime Was in Granada

Describe symbolism in The Crime Was in Granada by Antonio Machado

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He was seen, surrounded by rifles,

moving down a long street

and out to the country in the chill before dawn,

with the stars still out.

They killed Federico at the first glint of daylight.

The first rays of the sun (glint/ sharp brilliance) are a symbol of the bullets that pierce Lorca's flesh.


The Crime Was In Granada