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"A Poison Tree" Analysis

"A Poison Tree" by William Blake is examined in terms of these areas:

How does the speaker suggest we "manage [anger] in a healthy manner"?

In the first line, the speaker mentions his "friend." In the third and fourth stanzas, the speaker talks about his "foe." Who are these people?

Do you see any connection between this poem and "Reconciliation" by Walt Whitman?

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"A Poison Tree's" speaker suggests that we manage anger in a healthy manner by communication. By admitting anger, it helps to make it dissipate as in the line, "I told my wrath, my wrath did end." The ...

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