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Spring and All Summary & Analysis
by William Carlos Williams

Spring and All Summary & Analysis
by William Carlos Williams

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William Carlos Williams's “Spring and All,” first published in his 1923 collection of the same title, reflects on the season of spring as a time of renewal. Spring’s arrival, in this poem, is not sudden or glorious: instead, new life emerges slowly but surely from winter’s death and decay. Using spring as a symbol of hope, the poem suggests that renewal may be invisibly underway even in the bleakest times.

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