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a poet uses symbolism to
a. explicitly state the meaning
b. add layers of meaning
c. hide the meaning
d. frustrate the reader

i'm confused between a and B

a symbol is an ordinary thing that has an extraordinary meaning and significance.

so what would it be?

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    i guess it would be a.)

    Hope it helps!!! :)

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    Explicitly and symbolism are not related.

    Symbolism adds more depth to the meaning.

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    so b

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    Yes. B. is the best answer.

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    The word "explicit" mean to clearly explain. This is obviously the opposite of "symbolism". A symbol is something, anything, that might represent something else. Symbols are to give an emotional meaning more than an explicit meaning.

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