Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night Analysis

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Through his entire career famous poet, Dylan Thomas has been empowering his audience through his poems and use of his figurative language Thomas is able to reach audiences from all different angles and perspectives. In both poems, “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”, and “Love In The Asylum”, Thomas is able to present his works in a way that makes the reader understand life, and how people need to take advantage of it. Whether it be from taking life by the horns and hanging on for the whole ride, or by knowing that you can find love anywhere, even in an asylum.
Focusing on “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”, poet Dylan Thomas creates conflict and makes it so the audience is the one who has to make the decision. During “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night”, the reader is caught in the middle of trying to figure out who they are as a person. In the poem
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In “Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night” the tone is urgent. The man does not want his father to die as he says to him throughout the poem, “Rage, rage against the dying of the light”. Knowing his father is close to his final dies the man tries his hardest to let his father know that there are many people in the world who have all lived their lives in different ways, and it is up to his father to figure out which one of those people he is and how he can maximize his time while he is still alive. The tone for “Love In The Asylum”, is both depressing and also a form of twisted hope. Initially when in the asylum Thomas writes the poem in a very depressing manner. Referring to the woman as someone “mad as birds”, and “she has come possesed” really makes the reader feel the depression. As the poem goes on however, Thomas turns the tone around to a form of twisted hope. A twisted hope where as time goes Thomas begins to fall in love with his roommate, and that even when someone is in an asylum there is still happiness to be
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