Goblin Market


Christina Rossetti

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The Goblin Men’s Fruit

The goblin men’s fruit is a complex symbol that represents different kinds of desire and temptation throughout the poem. For Laura specifically, the fruit represent a desire for things that are forbidden, exotic, and…

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In “Goblin Market,” women’s hair functions as a symbol of their purity and health—both spiritual and physical. At the start of the poem, Laura and Lizzie are both described as having golden hair, a desirable…

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