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Unformatted text preview: demonstrated by line 6. He reasons that once his cup his empty, refilling it is the simple solution. I think the poem emphasizes the idea that drinking can be seen as a peaceful and calm act, versus some of the other negative connotations it may have. Here, the poet drinking wine is associated with the calmness of nature, and feelings of tranquility towards death. The poem ends in a very serene nature, suggesting that drinking has given the poet the ability to see his life in a more accepting way than if he was sober....
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ACCT 151 taught by Professor Brown during the Spring '11 term at Cuyahoga CC.
- Spring '11