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Joyce Kilmer in her Poem Trees writes of the attributes of a tree equa
Joyce Kilmer in her Poem Trees writes of the attributes of a tree equa
Joyce Kilmer in her Poem “Trees” writes of the attributes of a tree, equating it to a woman. A.E. Housman in her poem “Loveliest of Trees, The Cherry Now” writes of how she enjoys the beauty of a blooming cherry tree. Does this perfunctory reading of these poems provide the reader with a true meaning as to why they were written. Did Kilmer and Housman write these poems only to tell us of what they see when they look at trees. In “Trees” Joyce Kilmer gives us a view of what she thinks are the vi
The Poetry Of A E Housman
The Poetry Of A E Housman
The Poetry Of A. E. Housman Housman was born in Burton-On-Trent, England, in 1865, just as the US Civil War was ending. As a young child, he was disturbed by the news of slaughter from the former British colonies, and was affected deeply. This turned him into a brooding, introverted teenager and a misanthropic, pessimistic adult. This outlook on life shows clearly in his poetry. Housman believed that people were generally evil, and that life conspired against mankind. This is evident not only in