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Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night | Study Guide

Dylan Thomas

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Overview

Author

Dylan Thomas

Year Published

1951

Type

Poem

Genre

Argument

Perspective and Narrator

The speaker in the poem is the poet himself, directly addressing his father.

Tense

"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night" is written in the present tense.

About the Title

The speaker is urging his father, who is ailing, not to accept death quietly.

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