Woodman, Spare that Tree! | Representative Poetry Online
- Poems (New York: Charles Scribner, 1860): 64-65. 1 Woodman, spare that tree! 2 Touch not a single bough! 3 In youth it sheltered me, 4 And I’ll protect it now. 5 ‘T was my forefather’s hand. 6 That placed it near his cot; 7 There, woodman, let it stand, 8 Thy axe shall harm it not.
Why does the poet wants the Woodman to spare the tree?
The poet addresses the woodman and asks him to spare an oak tree that has been planted by his forefather. This tree was also the house of many wild birds. The woodcutter is about to cut down this tree to which the poet has many fond memories attached.
Who wrote the poem Woodman spare that tree?
“Woodman, Spare That Tree” (by George Pope Morris, 1802-64) is included in this collection because I have loved it all my life, and I never knew any one who could or would offer a criticism upon it. Its value lies in its recognition of childhood’s pleasures.
How did the poet tend to the baby tree?
How did the poet tend to the baby tree? A2. The poet watered it. He also drove away goats and cows that might have nibbled at its low-lying branches.
Why does the speaker refer to the tree as an old friend?
Explanation: Tree protect us from carbon dioxide. 2) With out tree in the earth, we can not live.
Who wrote Morris?
|George Pope Morris|
|Died||July 6, 1864 (aged 61) New York City|
|Occupation||Editor Literary critic Poet/songwriter|
|Children||William H. Morris|
What message does Adrienne Rich want to convey through the poem the trees?
The poem ‘The Trees‘ by Adrienne Rich shows the conflict between man and nature. The poet wants to give the message that the presence if a few trees inside our home does nig become equal to nature. It is a very false idea of nature. Real nature is outside, in the forests we have destroyed.
Why does the poet call it a red roofed tree?
Answer: The poet called the the tree as “Red–Roofed tree” because the tree was reddish and tall as the roof of the house.
What efforts do the trees make to get free?
Question 3: What efforts do the trees make to get free? Answer: The roots of the trees work all night to disengage themselves from the cracks in the veranda floor. The leaves exert a lot of force on the glasses to break them and the twigs become stiff with exertion.
Who is speaker in the poem?
Definition: In poetry, the speaker is the voice behind the poem—the person we imagine to be saying the thing out loud. It’s important to note that the speaker is not the poet. Even if the poem is biographical, you should treat the speaker as a fictional creation because the writer is choosing what to say about himself.
What embraced the speaker in the poem If I was a tree?
When would the three hundred thousand gods touch the speaker if he was a tree? Answer: According to the speaker, the three hundred thousand gods sheltering inside the body of a cow would touch the speaker whenever the cow scraped her body on the bark of the tree.
What did the speaker do while hiding himself in the banyan tree branches?
2. What did the speaker do while hiding himself in the banyan tree branches? Ans. The author used to read storybooks and watch the world below.