Can You Write A Critical Appreciation Of The Poem "After Apple Picking"?


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The poem 'After Apple Picking' is a symbolic poem and narrates how a man struggles to fulfil his desires. The farmer in the poem represents human beings. Man hankers after his desires all his life and when his one desire is fulfilled, he longs for other desires and this goes on till death. Man's continues struggle for fulfilling his desires is the very theme of this poem.

In this poem, a farmer is busy picking apples cautiously from a tree. He picks apples one by one. Still he sees a great harvest of apples. In the end, he gets tired and goes to sleep, his death resembles death.

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