Question: English & Literature

What does the activity of swinging on birches come to symbolize for the speaker in the poem?
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The tree represents values and value systems that are in place, put there by his family, his father. In challenging them, in seeing their strength, or lack thereof, the boy becomes a man. 

MHood2 | 757 days ago