Goblin Market - An End Summary & Analysis

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An End Summary

The death of love is described in this poem. In the first verse love is buried with a gravestone at his feet. The second verse informs us that love was only young when he died. Love was born in the spring but died before the harvest in the autumn. The characters in the poem mourn the death of love and sing songs while sitting by his grave. In the final verse we learn that the death of love will never be forgotten, with its effect felt throughout the years.

An End Analysis

An End can be interpreted in two different ways. It could be the death of a relationship. Love is personified to symbolise the relationship. The brief nature of the love has a powerful everlasting effect on the narrator who is never able to love again.

Another way to interpret the poem is to...

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