A Coney Island of the Mind, Poems Setting & Symbolism

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Goya's Paintingsappears in Chapter 1: A Coney Island of the Mind

Goya's paintings depict people of the world at the moment when they attain the title of "suffering humanity."

Straits of Demosappears in Chapter 1: A Coney Island of the Mind

The Straits of Demos are where the poet sees symbolic birds and realizes the similarities between American democracy and original Greek democracy.

Parchmentsappears in Chapter 1: A Coney Island of the Mind

The parchments lie around the Dead Sea as proof that Jesus Christ is the son of God, but they are not found until 1947.

Treeappears in Chapter 1: A Coney Island of the Mind

The Tree is the cross that Jesus Christ is stretched on and from whence he does not come down. It is used as a model.

Statue of Saint Francisappears in Chapter 1: A Coney Island of the Mind

The Statue of Saint Francis is erected in front...

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