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poignant
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Antigone
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  • 2) At this thou touchest my most poignant pain, My ill-starred father’s piteous disgrace, The taint of blood, the hereditary stain, That clings to all of Labdacus’ famed race.

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  • It is a poignant story about a girl who is paralyzed in a car accident.
  • MLK’s poignant letter written from a Birmingham jail

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