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10/29/2018 Poem Note Taking - Google Docs 1/14 Joe Stofer Brit. Lit. 1 Mr Creech Period 2 9/30/2018 Poem Note Taking Poems Used: 1. Larkin, Philip. High Windows . Faber & Faber, 2015 (Philip Larkin "The Trees" this is about how he views the cycle of life is more like a cycle of death and even though things grow back they die regardless (13 lines) A. “Their Greenness is a kind of grief”(“The Trees”l.5) B. “Is it that they are born again/ And we grow old? No, they die too.”(“The Trees”ll.6-7) C. “Their yearly trick of looking new”(“The Trees”l.8) D. “Last year is death, they seem to say, / Begin afresh, afresh, afresh.”(“The Trees”ll.12-13) 2. Larkin, Philip. High Windows . Faber & Faber, 2015 (Philip Larkin "Cut grass" about nature withering away/death fundamental part of nature (12 lines) A. “Cut Grass lies frail:/Brief is the Breath”(“Cut Grass”ll.1-2) B. “Long, long the death”(“Cut Grass”1.4)
10/29/2018 Poem Note Taking - Google Docs 2/14 C. “It dies in the white hours/Of young leafed june/with chestnut flowers”(“Cut Grass”ll. 5-7) D. “White ilac bowed,/ Lost lanes of Queen Anne’s Lace,”(“Cut Grass”l.) E. “Moving at summer’s pace”(“Cut Grass”l.12) 3. Larkin, Philip. Collected Poems (2003) . 2003. (Philip Larkin "The Mower" Limited amount of time so use it wisely/ about dying constantly (11 lines) A. “The mower stalled, twice; kneeling, I found/ A hedgehog jammed up against the blades,/ Killed.”(“The Mower”ll.1-3) B. “I had mauled its unobtrusive world/ Unmendably. Burial was no help”(“The Mower”ll.5-6) C. “New morning I got up and it did not. /The First day after a death, the new absence/ Is always the same; we should be careful”(“The Mower”ll.8-9) D. “We should be kind/ while there is still time”(“The Mower”ll.10-11) 4. Larkin Philip. The Whitsun Weddings . Faber & Faber, 2016 Philip Larkin “Nothing to be said” some people use time more efficiently while others waste time worrying/ inevitability of death (18 lines) A. “In mill-tons on dark mornings/ Life is slow dying”(“Nothing to be Said”ll.5-6)
10/29/2018 Poem Note Taking - Google Docs 3/14 B. “So are their separate ways Of building, benediction, Measuring Love and money Ways of slow dying.”(“Nothing to be Said”ll.7-10) C. “Hours giving evidence/ Or brith, advance/ On death equally slowly.”(“Nothing to be Said”ll.13-15) D. “And saying so to some/ Means nothing; others it leaves/ Nothing to be said”(“Nothing to be Said”ll. 16-18) 5. Larkin Philip. The Whitsun Weddings . Faber & Faber, 2016 (Philip Larkin “Continuing to Live” we all live to eventually die but they way we view it and live is different (20 lines) A. “Continuing to live-that is, repeat/ A habit formed to get necessaries-/ Is nearly always losing, or going without.”(“Continuing to Live”ll.1-3) B. “It varies.”(“Continuing to Live”l.4)

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