A Poem Analysis Of Birches By Clay Thompson

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Sports and athletic events have become a major part of the world in the last fifty years. Overall, sporting events have been good for the United States and the rest of the world. It has opened up many new jobs and allowed athletes to further pursue something they love. These players go on to become something great. Many great athletes do not get the attention and recognition that they deserve though. Athletes like Clay Thompson and Dirk N. have not received the attention that they should in the NBA. Clay Thompson is an outstanding basketball player. Seth Erikson explains, “Clay Alexander Thompson (born February 8, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA). The son of former NBA player Mychal Thompson, he played college basketball for three seasons at Washington State University, where he was a two-time first-team all-conference selection in the Pac-10. Thompson was selected in the first round of the 2011 NBA draft by Golden State with the 11th overall pick. There are many ways for people to determine whether certain texts are meaningful or not. One type of writing that is commonly associated with being meaningful is poetry.…show more content…
In this poem, Frost discusses his situation as, “When I see birches bend to left and right...” This poem is clearly set in a more rural portion of the United States environmentally due to both the presence of birches and other darker trees as Frost explains. Lentricchia explains Frosts’ portrayal of the setting as, “"Birches" begins by evoking its core image against the background of a darkly wooded landscape...” The setting is crucial to the meaning of this poem due to the fact that it is based around the scene portrayed throughout the poem. Clearly, the natural setting of this poem relates to the meaning of the overall
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