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Spring and Fall

Spring and Fall


by Gerard Manley Hopkins

Spring and Fall: Gerard Manley Who-Kins? True or False

1. Why did Hopkins stop writing poetry? -> He thought his poems weren't any good.
2. Why did Hopkins start writing poetry again? -> He found a way to reconcile his religion and his poetry.
3. When were Hopkins's poems first published? -> 1945
4. What was Hopkins's religion as an adult? -> Anglican
5. How many children did Hopkins have? -> 0. He was a priest.