GARY SOTO ORANGES QUESTIONS
Analysis of "Oranges" by Gary Soto | Owlcation
Jan 26, 2019Gary Soto uses a range of poetic device to get his message over - simile, metaphor, personification and lots of figurative language help keep the reader interested. Add vivid imagery to the pot and it is plain that Oranges appeals greatly to the senses. The speaker is looking back to his first date, back to winter time cold. It is a bittersweetAuthor: Andrew Spacey
Oranges Questions - Shmoop
"Oranges" explores, primarily, the power of young love. Is there anything else happening in the poem thematically? If so, what? If not, why? Soto uses a lot of striking imagery and sensory details (sound, scent, touch). Why? How would the poem be different without these descriptions? "Oranges" is a very narrative poem. It tells a story.