Compare And Contrast Traveling Through The Dark And Woodchuck

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In the short poems “Traveling through the Dark” by William Stafford and “Woodchuck” by Maxine Kumin we see both authors use diction, imagery, and metaphor. In both poems the author describes the problem the animals represent to the speakers. William Stafford description in “Traveling through the Dark” is one of compassion while Maxine Kumin is one of anger and revenge both authors describe the different relation ships between human and animal. In “Traveling through the Dark” the speakers faces the conflict of saving the life of the fawn or the life’s of other travelers that could possibly past through the same road as he and have an accident due to the dead deer in the road. He has to chose who to save the animals life or human life. “ My
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