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What does the phrase the rose that grew from the concrete mean?

The poem, The Rose that Grew from the Concrete, is about a rose that grows from a crack in the concrete. Tupac uses symbolism concrete symbolizes the ghetto in which he belonged. In this poem, the rose is the metaphor of the poet himself who was able to come out of the ghetto and make something out of him.

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In respect to this, what figurative language is used in the rose that grew from concrete?

This whole poem is filled with figurative language. The rose is a metaphor for Tupac and the concrete is a metaphor for the ghetto or neighborhood he grew up in. Tupac also includes personification in his poem.

Subsequently, question is, who wrote the poem the rose that grew from concrete? Tupac Shakur

Additionally, did you hear about the rose that grew from a crack in the concrete poem?

Proving nature's laws wrong, it learned to walk without having feet. Funny, it seems to by keeping it's dreams; it learned to breathe fresh air. Long live the rose that grew from concrete when no one else even cared.”

Who is the speaker in the rose that grew from concrete?

Tupac Shakur (1971-1996) was an American rapper, producer, poet, and activist. Shakur continues to be considered an influential rapper today and has been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In this poem, the speaker describes a rose that grew in an unlikely place.

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