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Spring by Edna St. Vincent Millay and the Sick Rose by William Blake

The first poem is called, “Spring,” by Edna St. Vincent Millay and the second poem is called, “The Sick Rose,” by William Blake. The two poems are similar in the way that the personas express their feelings towards life. Beauty, the seasons of life, and the meaning of life are the focuses of both poems. What is the meaning of life?: a question that has been asked since the beginning of mankind. This question is asked in the beginning of “Spring”. The narrator of the poem seems really depressed because of the way she expresses her attitude towards life. In the very beginning of this poem the narrator is asking what the purpose of life is. So from the start…