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Autumn

"Autumn," by Roy Campbell, is an extended meditation on mutability, or earthly change. Often in poetry, mutability is lamented, but Campbell in this poem offers it paradoxical phrase. Usually in...

Latest answer posted July 7, 2011, 12:30 pm (UTC)

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Autumn

"Autumn" by Ron Campbell heralds the coming of winter with its vivid imagery of the passage of autumn into the world of winter. Winter’s strength is exposed in the last two lines of the first...

Latest answer posted September 25, 2018, 6:23 pm (UTC)

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Autumn

As you read Roy Campbell’s poem “Autumn,” the first two stanzas describe the slow, rhythmic fluctuations of the seasons. Campbell speaks of the changes that autumn makes in nature as it slips into...

Latest answer posted January 29, 2016, 8:34 pm (UTC)

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Autumn

Summer lingers in the form of the wine and olive oil made from the grapes and olives of the summer. Olives are pressed to yield "sun-gold oil" and grapes are harvested "to brim our vats where...

Latest answer posted May 28, 2012, 7:07 pm (UTC)

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Autumn

"Autumn" by Roy Campbell heralds the coming of winter with its vivid imagery of the passage of autumn into the barren world of winter. Winter’s strength is exposed in the last two lines of the...

Latest answer posted September 5, 2015, 6:55 pm (UTC)

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Autumn

This poem, as the title suggests, is about autumn--the anticipation of the season, the experience of it, the reflection upon it and its rewards after it has passed. The descriptions to this effect...

Latest answer posted February 15, 2016, 6:46 pm (UTC)

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