Goblin Market - Study Guide After Death Summary & Analysis

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After Death Summary

After Death describes a scene with the main character on her deathbed. The room is dark with the curtains half drawn. The floor is swept and covered with rushes and blossom. A man enters the room and looks at the dead body. He weeps after looking at the body, but doesn't touch it or disturb it in any way. The man is described from the point of view of the dead woman. She tells us that the man didn't love her but she is pleased that he is still alive and well.

After Death Analysis

After Death is written as a sonnet and a tribute to the dead woman. Unlike other sonnets this one does not have an internal structure. Its main purpose is a tribute to the dead woman. We are under the impression that the woman died of a broken heart. The man...

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