Thomas Hood wrote at the start of the nineteenth century, but he sounds surprisingly modern. In this poem, Hood takes a look at winter in a cold, urban climate, expressed with a nice sense of humour.



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Task 1

In the poem the author mentions many of the benefits of nature and humanity that are missing in the winter months. Some of the ideas are below. Can you put them in the same order as they appear in the poem?


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i loved it cu it talks about November  and it is my month

Hello Lybyan princess, I think the poet uses a metaphor to describe being
alone with out love at the older age,november,maybe ¡

Thomas Hood, British humorist and poet!

 I'm from hot city so we face same problems but with dust.