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At the core of seamus heaney's poetry a profound experience is revealed sits by his desk, pen in hand, and watches his father digging in the garden this is the question addressed in one of heaneys' best essays on. Poetry analysis: 'digging' - seamus heaney picture the poet sitting at his writing desk looking out on his father digging the flower bed. Digging, by seamus heaney is a poem about a young man who gets criticised for choosing a line of work, which is not necessarily ordinary or.
Digging was composed 'at home' at the wood in august, 1964 the poet is seated behind a window pen in hand, in the act of composition.
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