A Late Aubade
A Late Aubade Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Love is in the air! The speaker is super-stoked that, even though his girl could be doing a whole bunch of different activities, she's decided to spend a romantic morning with her bf instead. Not o...
While there is no mention of sex, "A Late Aubade" is all about it! Just think about it: they're in love, they've been in bed together all morning (and what seems like will be all afternoon, too). W...
The string of "coulds" Wilbur weaves together in the first half of "A Late Aubade" introduces us to the characters' choices (most specifically the woman's). If you break the poem down into a string...
Women and Femininity
"A Late Aubade" is told from a man's perspective. Though the speaker undoubtedly loves the woman about whom he's speaking, he does paint a picture of her (through his male viewpoint) that might be...
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