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Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems - Tang Summary & Analysis

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Tang Summary

In lines 1-3, the poet is saying that he has a tendency to isolate himself from false legends, and the people who idealize such falseness and dismal rituals. He is showing distaste for the people he has met lately.

In lines 4-8, he is detailing his disgust with politics and politicians, and those who run the world. He despises the idea of having to submit to someone else's will, someone who he feels is incorrect. Such falseness, such subservience leaves a bad taste in his mouth.

In lines 9-14, he is not afraid to speak out against evil, and he can wait out the bad guys if he needs to. He could walk away but he chooses to stay. He feels he is equipped as any to take on the cause, and if not he, then who?

In lines 15-19, the imagery of...

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