Essays on Birches

  • "Birches"

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    Natures transcendental quality is described in Robert Frosts poem Birches The speaker of the poem is an older man who recalls the memory of being a swinger of birches The overwhelming aspects of his life cause him to yearn for the trouble free and undemanding times of childhood Although the poem is written from the speakers viewpoint the perspective of a specific boy is introduced These two outlooks offer contrasting perceptions of what the birch tree and act of climbing and swinging represent