The Poison Tree by Andres Medina

719 Words Feb 1st, 2018 3 Pages
The tone of the poison tree switches from being able to forgive to anger.”I was angry with my friend:I told my wrath, my wrath did end.”(Blake) He forgives his friend and the anger ends immediately.Then he talks about his enemy "I was angry with my foe:I told it not, my wrath did grow."(Blake) This shows that the tone has changed.The author was able to forgive his friend but not his enemy.This leads to his anger to keep growing my wrath did grow."(Blake) This brings us back on the theme of containment of emotions.The author has a change of tone we he speaks of his foe.His foe is the reason of his anger.If the speaker would to talk to his foe it might just end.The containment of emotion…

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