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Pablo Neruda: Selected Poems - The Unknown One Summary & Analysis

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The Unknown One Summary

In lines 1-13, Neruda paints a scene where he arrives at a common house, and he is welcomed into an average domicile. He says that these people do not know him. He leaves, but does not know which streets to walk. He does not know how many common people the street will devour.

The Unknown One Analysis

Neruda is not saying that the common people do not know his work. Neruda was the mouthpiece of the common man; his work was loved by the working class. In fact, Neruda went so far as to see to it that his poems were published in highly circulated newspapers so that his poetry would be accessible to people who could not afford to go and purchase his published works. So he is not saying that the people were unfamiliar with his poetry...

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