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The River God

Adjective Quote to support
Powerful "But I can drown the fools who bathe too close to the
weir, contrary to rules"
Perverted "I like the people to bathe in me, especially women"
Possessive "So I brought her down here to be my beautiful dear"

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The poem creates an image of a god who is powerful and possessive, with a split personality
and who takes advantage of his position. It also portrays a loving person to a certain extent.
The final line could mean that the river god will give the woman the choice of…


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