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The History of Red by Linda Hogan

‘The History of Red’ by Linda Hogan describes the life of the color “red” and how it has represented humankind’s will to live through time.

The Ballad of Reading Gaol by Oscar Wilde

‘The Ballad of Reading Gaol’ by Oscar Wilde is a heartbreaking depiction of the losses, betrayals, and tragedies that all ‘men’ suffer in their lifetime.

The Flea by John Donne

‘The Flea’ by John Donne is the poet’s most famous poem. In it, he uses one of his brilliant conceits to convince his love to sleep with him.

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