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themes for rising five

anticipation of boy to grow older
imagery of young boy
inability of humans to possess the current moment

2

themes for not waving but drowning

onlookers and lack of action taken
mental heath
vagueness

3

themes for midterm break

foreshadowing of death
the narrator's pain
metaphorical language in last stanzas

4

themes for marrysong

unpredictability of relationship
writer's perception of wife
time motif

5

themes for caged bird

description of free bird
description of caged bird
power of singing as artistic defiance.