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    Can you please explain what the relationship between language and content is and the language the poets use.
    Can you please explain what the theme of the poem is?
    Also can you please explain what the specific poetic techniques utilized are in this peom? Thank you for your time.

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    I see the theme of this short story, "The Catbird Seat," as one of the exploration of the ages-old stereotypes of men vs. women. The man seems submissive and the woman is shown as the dominating character in this text. This idea is shown very well in the way Mrs. Barrows is always shouting the silly questions at Mr. Martin like "Are you tearing up the pea patch," or "Are you acraping the bottom of the pickle barrel," or "Are you sitting in the catbird seat?" Most of her ...