9/9/2015 Summary and Analysis of Breaking Out by Marge Piercy Beaming Notes Summary and Analysis of Breaking Out by Marge Piercy Marge Piercy who was born in Detroit, is known as a feminist writer. Her poem, Breaking Out was first published in the Harbor Review in 1984. The poem portrays the double oppression faced by a girl, for being a girl child and a child, at the same time. The poem depicts how the girl wants to break out from the conventional norms of the society which is responsible for the oppression. A Message from Team Beamingnotes: We at Beamingnotes have recently launched a new site, an English literature portal Myeduz.in specially to assist CBSE/ICSE and State Boards students with their English preparation. In the days to come, we ll cover all the poems and prose from these boards(We have already covered quite a few by now). All we ask from you, is to register/signup at Myeduz.in which is completely free It includes the analysis of this current poem as well, click here Why should you Signup/Register, if there are notes available at Beamingnotes.com or any other website over internet? 1. All the notes will/are prepared keeping in mind CBSE/ICSE/ISC/State Boards and are more organised. 2. Each and every poem has multiple solved questions. You can save all the poems in your profile and have access to it later anytime. 3. Instructors will be there to guide you and clear your doubts ( We re currently working to add this feature) 4. There will be discussion forums to interact with other students, and more of such features awaiting.. Your registration to the site is an indication that you re interested to get benefited from these features. Also, it will motivate us to speed up the work and provide better notes.. So, do register at Myeduz.in and also like our Facebook page SUMMARY: Lines 1-7: These lines describe the first political act led by a girl who is subjected to endless humiliation and domestic chores. She asks the readers if they want her to tell them about her first political act. There she describes the circumstances that led her to take her first act that is to break free from the conventional norms of a patriarchal society. She mentions about two doors which are usually open and leaning against each other in a way that seems like they are gossiping and whispering secrets into each other s ears. The two doors are of two opinions for her- one to maintain the status quo and endure all the humiliation and exploitation; two, to break away from the traditional rules of a biased society where a https://beamingnotes.com/2013/11/25/summary analysis breaking marge piercy/ 1/4
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