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"The emperor of Ice-Cream" written by Wallace Stevens in 1923, is a poem of and happiness. Stevens brings all of these to life through his use of diction and selection of detail.
For the most part, this poem is very literal and straightforward, telling the reader directly what is going on within the scene. Only three lines could be considered figurative. The piece revolves around "the muscular one," the one who makes the ice cream. They speak of the man as one of strength, who fills their cups with "concupisent curds." The diction used here by Stevens, alludes to the strong desire, ual in a way, towards the ice cream. When Steven tells of the cups filled with "concupisent curds," he speaks of cups filled with " " ice cream. Stevens speaks of the "wenches" and "flowers in last months newspapers." For this time and period, a "wench" was known as a . He speaks of them at the event in dresses "they are used to wear..." this gives us knowledge that the company is not form
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