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The speaker of "Loveliest of Trees" is a young man of 20 who resides in Shropshire County in the west of England, by the Welsh border.
"Loveliest of Trees" is narrated in the present and the future tenses.
Because the poem was untitled in its original publication, "Loveliest of Trees" comes from the first line and refers to the speaker's desire to take joy in the beauty around him for what time he has left in his life.
This study guide for A.E. Housman's Loveliest of Trees offers summary and analysis on themes, symbols, and other literary devices found in the text. Explore Course Hero's library of literature materials, including documents and Q&A pairs.