| 
  • If you are citizen of an European Union member nation, you may not use this service unless you are at least 16 years old.

  • You already know Dokkio is an AI-powered assistant to organize & manage your digital files & messages. Very soon, Dokkio will support Outlook as well as One Drive. Check it out today!

View
 

Christina Rossetti's "The Goblin Market"

Page history last edited by PBworks 16 years, 4 months ago

"Goblin Market" questions

 

  1. Is "Goblin Market" just a simple story, as Christina Rossetti once suggested, or does it have deeper levels of meaning?
  2. Can all the poem's elements be taken as strictly literal?  If not, what other ideas could they suggest?  Do critics go too far when they see deeper meanings and ideas in the poem?
  3. The goblin fruit has unusual effects on Laura and on Jeanie.  What are these effects?  What symbolic significance might each effect have?
  4. "Goblin Market" has often been seen as a kind of fairy tale.  What fairy tale elements do you see in the poem?  What do they contribute to the poem's message and effect?

 

 

Comments (0)

You don't have permission to comment on this page.