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Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems - Fear Summary & Analysis

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Fear Summary

In lines 1-4, everyone is after him to be active and to "whoop it up," and play sports.

In lines 5-8, in contrast, everyone is also after him to take it easy. They make doctor's appointments for him and eye him quizzically.

In lines 9-12, he is saying that everyone is meddling in his life - he should do this, or that, or die, or not die. He says it does not matter.

In lines 13-16, he is having "radio-awful" diagrams done, odd things are being found, and it is shocking. But he does not agree.

In lines 17-20, his poetry is being picked at like an unwanted meal. Everyone is trying to find a fly in his pudding. He says that he is afraid.

In lines 21-24, he is a mortal and all mortals are impatient. He says that he is afraid...

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