D. H. Lawrence Essay | Inspiration of Nature in the Poem "Snake" by D. H. Lawrence

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Inspiration of Nature in the Poem "Snake" by D. H. Lawrence

Summary: Inspired by an event in the natural world, D. H. Lawrence's poem "Snake" is about an encounter between a person and a snake; the person has to choose between listening to to his own voice and admiring the snake, and listening to the voice of his education and forcing the snake to leave. Many figures of speech strengthen the power and meaning of the poem, including alliteration, similies, personification, and emphasis.
This poem, entitled "Snake" was composed by D.H. Lawrence in 1923. It is mainly about an encounter between the speaker and the snake on a very hot morning of July in Sicily, Italy. The feelings of the speaker play a very large role as well as the voices of both his own and also his education.

Lawrence places the speaker in the middle of two choices, to choose the voice of his education or of his own. At the start of the poem, the speaker admired the snake and ignores the voice of his education. But, it is not until the snake retreats back into the fissure that the speaker chooses to listen to the voice of his education and decides to pick up a log and throw it at the snake as a protest to make the snake...

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