It’s the boys’ opinion. In second line, “seven at the Golden Shovel”, the word “seven” represents a small gang. In the last line “die soon” criticize the boys that they’ll together until the end when they die. They’ll die soon and they know it.
Boys’ opinion. Ato both opinion ya? -,-
The boys: Word “we”. Criticize: “die soon” The author simply describes the boys in a bad way by list some bad behaviors and write die soon in the last as the consequence of their misdeeds
Why does Brooks put the word "We" at the end of almost every line? What effect does this have on the way you read the poem?
It represents the togetherness of the boys until the end when they die because their way of life will certainly end in death.
She put the word “we” at the end of the line which makes the boys sound both arrogant and self-conscious, as cool kids often are. They Proud to themself by doing the listed behaviors
To what extent do you think your reading of the poem is influenced by stereotypes? Does Brooks acknowledge or undermine these stereotypes in any way? The poem describes the boys in a bad way, but some words has connotative meaning showing that they’re not that bad, we can interpret their behavior in a bad way, but if we look at the different viewpoint, we will find their different side which is they also suffering for the sake of their families.
Yes. She acknowledge the stereotype in the whole passage that pool player mostly do the listed behaviors which are bad. Then gatauuk -,-
Do the pool players seem like good or bad people? Would you want to hang out with them?
They’re bad people.
No, I don’t think so.
Does the poem romanticize "sin" or criticize it? Does it have kind of a "boys will be boys" tone? The poem romanticizes “sin”. Romanticize. Through word sing sin, it seems like the