Eng 209 - Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night - 1 English 209 Professor Nathan Austin Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night by Dylan Thomas This poem

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1 English 209 Professor Nathan Austin “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” by Dylan Thomas. This poem seems like a poem that Thomas writes to his father. The poem is about being old and death. Thomas feels that people should feel no fear to resist being old and death. Everyone will be old and death, this is a natural cycle of human life and no one can stop it. However, Thomas feels that people should not just think that because they are old and should be just waiting for the death. Even people cannot stop this natural cycle, but they still can resist it. From second stanza to fifth stanza, Thomas praises the peoples who fight or resist to being old and death. “Though wise men at their end know dark is right, / Good men, the last wave by, crying how bright, / Wild men, who caught and sang the sun in flight, / Grave men, near death, who see with blinding sight, (Thomas 4, 7,10, 13.) These people do not just waiting to being old and accept the death, they still resist or fight against it. At the last stanza, Thomas persuades his father that he should

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