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What is the theme of the poem Fear?

What is the theme of the poem Fear?

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  1. The poem revolves around the anxiety a mother feels towards her child. The poem discusses a mother’s fear of the society’s influence on her daughter. She does not want the child to become too ambitious as she believes that too much ambition can ruin the child’s development. The mother fears for the upbringing of her child. The main theme of the poem is how ambitions of wanting to live a luxurious lifestyle can ruin the morals a simple upbringing teaches the children. The theme of the poem centers around the intimate relationship between a mother and a daughter and how the influence from society can easily influence a young child. The mother, open the other hand, wants to shield her daughter from the pressure of having unrealistic expectations from her life.

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