Goblin Market - Study Guide Spring Summary & Analysis

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Spring Summary

Spring describes the process of nature during the winter months. They are followed by the changes that occur in the spring season. Winter is described as restricting life; the ground is hard and bare, but underneath new life waits to emerge.

The arrival of spring brings new life; shoots sprout from bare branches, grass pushes through bare earth and birds begin to sing again. Spring is described as a wonderful and happy time where there is nothing wrong in the world, where God is beneficent and there are no problems. Nature is described as being at its peak during springtime.

The joys of spring are described as short lived. The summer months bring death and destruction and a reminder that all life must eventually die.

Spring Analysis

Rossetti explores the meaning of life in this poem. At first we are led to believe that new life is...

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