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Poerty Analysis Project
Sonet XXX of Fatal Interview by Edna St. Vincent Millay
Love is not all: It is not meat nor drink
Nor slumber nor a roof against the rain,
Nor yet a floating spar to men that sink
and rise and sink and rise and sink again.
Love cannot fill the thickened lung with breath
Nor clean the blood, nor set the fractured bone;
Yet many a man is making friends with death
even as I speak, for lack of love alone.
It well may be that in a difficult hour,
pinned down by need and moaning for release
or nagged by want past resolution's power,
I might be driven to sell your love for peace,
Or trade the memory of this night for food.
It may well be.  I do not think I would.
 
Title- Before I read the poem I would have never thought the poem was about love. After i read the poem a few times I knew it was about Love and that love isn't everything. You need more in oreder to live.
Paraphrase- In this poem there is Rhyme. words such as
drink, sink  bone, alone  hour, power  release, peace 
.Attitude-  The poets attitude is very calm and straightfoward. 
            Plot: This poem is about how love isn't everything in your life. You need more than just love.
            Theme: The theme of the poem is that no matter what love isn't everything. Love isn't all you need in life, For example love is not food or drink or breathe.