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" Ring Around the Rosie" Deadly Child Play

Allegory Example
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Juana Morales

on 13 October 2012

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Transcript of " Ring Around the Rosie" Deadly Child Play

"Ring Around The Rosie"
Deadly Child Play The Meaning of Allegory A story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one Such as the Famous song or game Ring Around the Rosie Ring around the rosie,
A pocket full of posies,
Ashes! Ashes!
We all fall down! Literal Meaning " Ring Around the Rosie"
- to circle around flowers
"A Pocket Full Of Posies"
- a pocket full of whatever these Posies are.
"Ashes Ashes!"
-The Material that is left when something is burned
"Wee all fall down!"
-Everybody in a group hits the ground as falling The Figurative Story Behind this
well known nursery song Such as the famous song Ring Around the Rosie. Most People Know the figurative meaning to Ring Around the Rosie is the Black Death/Bubonic Plague. However, few know how the song and the story connect. "Ring around the Rosie"
-A sympton of this plague was a rosey red rash in the shape of a ring.
"Pocket Full of Posies"
-Pockets where fulled of sweet smelling herbs, due to the fact that many believed that the disease was transmitted to people who smelled bad.
"Ashes Ashes!"
-This part refers to the cremation of the dead body after it was affected by the Black Death.
"We all fall down"
-This part described that the plague was not selective, and would harm the rich, the poor, the young, and the elderly.
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