Aphrodite and Hestia
Eros and Athena
Poseidon and Trition
Kronos and Dione
The speaker feels that people are content with the way that they have been blissfully and ignorantly living their lives, which disappoints him.
He thinks that people have the potential to change their humdrum lives eventually, but is uncertain to put all of his faith in humankind.
He feels that people are not living their lives according to the ways of nature, and is disappointed by their lack of motivation to do so.
He believes that they are lazy asses after checking their grade in their government class.
To incite ideas that would allow people to inspire a generation built upon supporting and being one with nature.
To let people know that the speaker has hope for a better future.
To convey the fear that humans have the potential to fall behind the grace, beauty, and effortlessness of nature.
To link the relationship that nature has with the eventual degradation of humankind.
To highlight his desire for humans to be more focused on technology and improving themselves, instead of going out to nature.
To make AP Literature students across America annoyed and question their decision to take a class that had bees penetrating flowers and moons showing their bosoms to the moon.
To emphasize the speaker’s desire for a time when mankind was much more appreciative of nature and focused more on their surroundings than themselves.
To inspire people to develop themselves as a society and help other human beings grow.
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