The Darkling Thrush
The Darkling Thrush Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
"The Darkling Thrush" is the story of a little bitty bird taking on the big, bad world. Sure, times are tough. It's cold and gray and awful out there – as our speaker makes abundantly clear every...
"The Darkling Thrush" is practically the love child of "All By Myself" and solitary confinement. Whether our speaker is an outcast from society, forced to roam the earth during the dark hours when...
Man and the Natural World
Actually, it's more like "The Natural World and Man." Sure, it's a small adjustment, but for "The Darkling Thrush," it's a key one. What with Frost and Winter and the land and birds stealing the s...
What's there to be afraid of in the world of "The Darkling Thrush"? We're so glad you asked. It turns out that the answer is quite simple: everything. The world's going to hell in a handbasket, and...
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