Death of a Naturalist (not naturist!)
Advantages: Powerful sensory imagery, informal colloquial language
Disadvantages: Knowledge about Heaney needed for full appreciation
Firstly, I think it's important to say that the anthology is called 'Death of a Naturalist' not 'Death of a Naturist'. Therefore, the poem of the same title is about nature, not nudism! Naturalists are people who are interested in nature; naturists are pe ...
MissC7 10.11.2007 · Read full review
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