point. . But the speaker does not want to die by leaving earth forever. The world of Truth could be construed as the world of science and matter-of-factness a world which circumscribes the imagination or, more to the point, the poetic imagination, Poetry. (Its in keeping with the Iambic Meter). The fallen inner dome of heaven alludes to Shelleys dome of coloured glass to suggest the shattering of the ideal into everyday reality. Wright, are criticized for too readily reducing anapests to iambs by the use of elision as if he were philosophically opposed to anapests. (Some critics read this question as an affectation. Fact is, every single tree in the New England landscape is darker than the birch.
There is no obvious feeling of this; it is just an image of reality and how there is a fondness of childhood. The lines As the breeze rises, and turn many colored/ As the stir cracks and crazes their enamel, I get this feeling of the result of a storm or the way we react to something that has happened to us in our life. The poem ends on a lighter note stating that one can do worse than being a swinger of birches. I think the sun warming the ice on the tree causing it to fall off can be represented like it is in the poem as a bad omen, a part of heaven falling down, which results in the bending of the branches because of the. But Poiriers reading marijuana Myths and Facts could hardly be called objective. Freedom isnt to be had that way.