Goblin Market - Study Guide A Summer Wish Summary & Analysis

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A Summer Wish Summary

A wistful narrative voice explores the joys and beauties of nature. The first verse sings the praises of a rose. The rose is beautiful and laden with dew, its beauty designed to give pleasure to others. In the second verse a bird is described, flying carefree in the sunlit sky. Its song gives pleasure to all that hear it.

In the next verse the narrator wishes she were a rose. She would like to give pleasure to others and be happy with who she is. In the final verse the narrator wishes she were a bird whose role was to give pleasure through song.

A Summer Wish Analysis

The tone of A Summer Wish is wistful. The narrator appreciates beauty in nature. She recognises that beauty in nature gives pleasure and is accepted unconditionally. Natural beauty is simple and uncomplicated. In longing to...

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