The Darkling Thrush by Thomas Hardy: Summary

The Darkling Thrush: About the poem Published in December 1900, at the end of the 19th century, ‘The Darkling Thrush’ symbolically mourns the passing of an era. In that respect, it is an elegy — a mournful poem that deals with death — here, the death of the century. As a matter of  fact, the poem was originally …

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