The Peace Of Wild Things Analysis

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The central idea of the poem “The Peace of Wild Things” by Wendell Berry is that although many injustices plague the world, it is good to live in the present for a moment and have hope for peace. Berry describes how he finds peace as, “When despair for the world grows in me… I come into the peace of the wild things… for a time I rest in the grace of the world, and I am free.” When Berry’s worries become too much to handle, he likes to be in nature because nature doesn’t worry about things like people. He takes a second to go out into nature and surround himself it’s peace so he can be in the present, if only just for a second, and not worry about the injustices in the world. Through this the reader will understand that it’s important to
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