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Three poets impossible to ignore in any study of the singapore travel poem are edwin thumboo, boey kim cheng and yong shu hoong. Using his most recent book, edwin thumboo: creating a nation through poetry, this essay analyses nazareth's critical thinking and identifies three basic.
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