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The poems in this collection represent three main themes within the work. The first theme relates to family and memory; how it changes over time and generation. The second theme focuses on music as influence outside of instruments; how poetic voice is a type of music in its cadence and rhythm. The third theme includes pop-culture’s lasting effect on current society and its nostalgic feel on the millennial population. Each theme embodies the poems messages of universal meanings along with abstract topics including certain groups such as geek culture and heavy metal fans.
Keywords:poems, pop-culture, music, family
Blanco, Helena M., "Infants Are a Collection of Cells" (2020). University of New Orleans Theses and Dissertations. 2727.
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