Fern Hill | Study Guide

Dylan Thomas

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Overview

Author

Dylan Thomas

Year Published

1945

Type

Poem

Genre

Allegory

Perspective and Narrator

"Fern Hill" is told from the viewpoint of a nostalgic unnamed speaker.

Tense

"Fern Hill" is told in the past tense as the speaker recalls the freedom and carefree days of his youth.

About the Title

The poem "Fern Hill" is based on a place the speaker visited as a boy. This poem is an homage to his aunt's country house at Fern Hill where he spent many joyful days when he was younger. "Fern Hill" is a good example of Dylan Thomas's lyric poems.

Summary

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