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GREAT AMERICAN AUTHORS
THE PLANTING OF THE APPLE TREE

"A poet of the land was he,
Born in the rude but good old times;
'Tis said he made some quaint old rimes
On planting the apple tree."

NOTES AND QUESTIONS
Discussion
. 1. Read the stanza that tells how we plant the apple tree. 2. What comparison is there in the first stanza? 3. In the second stanza what does the poet say we plant in the apple tree? In the third stanza? In the fourth? 4. Why did the poet follow this order? 5. Why is the grass called fragrant? 6. In the fifth stanza, what is said of the apple tree in the winter season? 7. With what is "cottage hearth" compared? 8. What is the meaning of lines 7-9, page 340? 9. How would you answer the poet's questions in the seventh stanza? 10. What do you think Bryant would say about the work of the American Forestry Association as a"task of mercy"? This association sent 35,000,000 tree seeds overseas to plant new trees on the battlefields of France and Belgium. 11. To whom does "a poet of the land" refer? 12. Why do you like this poem? 13. How does the picture on page 335 compare with the picture you imagined when reading the first stanza? 14. What thoughts about the apple tree were uppermost in Bryant's mind? In the mind of the poet who wrote "Apple Blossoms," on page 54? 15. The last paragraph on page 336 mentions the kind of "adventures" that made Bryant's life full of interest. Was the poet's experience in planting an apple tree one of these adventures? How does this kind of adventure differ from the adventures that made the life of Roosevelt thrilling? 16. Find in the Glossary the meaning of: mold; betrays; fraud; wasting; quaint. 17. Pronounce: hearth; sojourners.

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