Anne Sexton "Two Hands"
, Book Report/Review
...Anne Sexton, in "Two Hands," figuratively depicts, as the poem opens, that man was created by God; he had to be molded and formed from simple dust by God's hand: "From the sea came a hand, i ignorant as a penny, troubled with the salt of its mother, mute with the silence of the fishes, quick with the altars of the tides, and God... Man and woman have struggled against God from creation. Since they were formed and completed by God, human beings have been in a constant struggle.God crafted man and woman, Adam and Eve, into forms of his likeness, in his own image. However, the constant struggle of the human race was derived because of the "great fall" of Adam and Eve. Even since that time, human beings...