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Address to the Angels Study Questions & Topics for Discussion

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What creation myth may Kumin have in mind in the first stanza of the poem? What similar cultures or myth is this associated with and why do many creation stories span so many different cultures and time periods?

Kumin and Sexton were close friends and fellow poets, yet their work is remarkably different. Discuss some differences in theme, voice, and style, and also try to note similarities.

What world religions include the presence of angels in their doctrines? Discuss some of them, if any, that address Kumin's contention that heavenly beings are unable to help when humans need it most.

If you have had a pet or favorite animal in your life, describe what effect the animal had or has on your own human behavior, moods, or attitudes.

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