Snow | Study Guide

David Berman

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Overview

Author

David Berman

Year Published

1999

Type

Poem

Genre

Nature

Perspective and Narrator

"Snow" is told from the first-person perspective by an unnamed narrator walking through the woods with his younger brother, Seth.

Tense

"Snow" is written in the past tense, recollecting an event from the speaker's childhood.

About the Title

The title "Snow" refers to the setting of the poem, one of the symbols, and the cause of the poem's events. Without the snow there would not be any snow angels to prompt Seth's questions to his brother.

Summary

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