The Forest Discussion Questions

Susan Stewart
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Write a short poem describing a walk in the woods. Describe how the woods make you feel. Do you feel different in the woods than in the city? What language or techniques do you use in your poem to describe the difference?

Research the causes of deforestation. What are some of the consequences of deforestation, and what can be done to stop or slow down the process?

Research the political debate in the United States regarding restrictions on commercial logging in national forests. What are the arguments for and against loosening some of the restrictions? Should business interests take precedence over environmental concerns? Why or why not?

The poet seems to be trying to remember experiences that lie just beyond the borders of consciousness, some of them perhaps going back to childhood. Describe some of your earliest memories. Are you more conscious of what you remember...

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