Grade 9 Reading Lesson 6 Poetry – Throwing a Tree

‘Throwing a Tree’ shows that nature plays victim to man and his ruthless pursuit of progress. Thomas Hardy wants to express his anger towards the harm caused to nature by man’s self-centered activities. Thomas Hardy is against any kind of activity that cause nature to suffer and it shows through the pessimism that he expresses through people throwing trees.

Grade 9 Reading Lesson 6 Poetry - Throwing a Tree

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