“Wisdom and whimsy join to make a poem that delights the mind and endears itself to the heart.” Substantiate the statement of Untermeyer about “Birches.”

Answer: “Birches” seems to be a playful poem, for it depicts picture of the poet’s playing with them in all his poetic fancies. But it is not a mere play; it contains the poet’s wisdom which is profound and practical. It talks about how a boy can play with the birches, as the poet did, as Read More

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