The Theme Of Spring By Edna St. David Millay

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People can either enjoy life taking it slow, while others can be can completely indifferent to all it’s beauty, and thus taking life for granted. In the poem “Spring” by Edna St. Vincent Millay, it is communicated that spring is deceiving and it is shown that there is no point to life. “The Waking” by Theodore Roethke is more about going with the flow and appreciating life as is. The poems are similar because they both approach death and what is to come. Whereas, the two poems are different in their theme, tone, and use of literary devices. Both poems talk about death, although they each have a different theme. The theme for “Spring” is that life is not worth it because the beauty of spring is only temporary. “Spring” illustrates that life

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