Daily Archives: November 5, 2014

Meaning of Philip Larkin’s, “This Be The Verse”


Philip Larkin (1922 – 1985)

I was thinking about the influence of parents, living or dead, on their adult children. No doubt the impact is significant, and fate deals her hand randomly in such matters. But to what extent can we overcome parental influence? Continue reading Meaning of Philip Larkin’s, “This Be The Verse”