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Goblin Market Summary

Goblin Market is a narrative poem that tells the story of two sisters. The poem begins with goblins tempting the young women to try their juicy and luscious fruits. The sisters hear the goblins every day and night, calling out to them and describing their fruit.

The sisters know that they must resist the cries of the goblins, for the goblins are magical creatures and their fruit is enchanted. If the sisters listen to the goblins and give into them they would be under the goblins' spell. The cries of the goblins cannot be ignored completely but the sisters react to the goblins in different ways. Lizzie bows her head and tries to block the cries out, whereas Laura is fascinated by them. She spies on them, intrigued by their cries and the fruit they have to offer. Laura describes the goblins to Lizzie but...

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