A. E. Housman Essays

12th Grade

A. E. Housman: Poems

Turning 21 defines a threshold into adulthood where an individual’s actions define them further in life. By allowing leniency and the assurance to make mistakes and learn, 21 year old’s live free of obligation and constraint. Both “To Sir John...


A. E. Housman: Poems

In A.E. Housman’s “The Carpenter’s Son” and Christin Rossetti’s “Good Friday”, both authors write about the Passion of the Christ. The poem is written from Jesus’ point of view in “The Carpenter’s Son” and portrays Jesus’ regret and doubt. In “...