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What is the theme of "Janet Waking"?
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The theme of the poem by John Crowe Ransom, "Janet Waking," is the important theme of a coming of age. Ransom couches the theme in a contrast between the fluidity of the deeply personal and the structure of the rigidly universal.
PERSONAL: And weeping fast as she had breathJanet implored us, “Wake her from her sleep!”
UNIVERSAL: Running across the world upon the grass
Posted by karythcara on May 2, 2013 at 10:22 PM (Answer #1)
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