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Questions about the life and work of the American poet and writer (1988– ). Not to be confused with the Canadian hockey player Clinton James "Snuffy" Smith, whose achievements are out of scope for this site.

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Why are the non-fellow-students not referred to as guns in Clint Smith's "The Gun"?

This is sort of the reverse of my previous question on Clint Smith's poem "The Gun". While it's blatant about referring to all of the kids as "guns", I find it interesting that the ...
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Why are all the schoolchildren referred to as guns in Clint Smith's "The Gun"?

Clint Smith's poem "The Gun" describes a school shooting from the perspective of a child. However, the central character, as well as its fellow classmates, are all referred to as "guns&...
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