The purpose of this poem is to address the issue of child labor. The theme of "Jade Flower Palace" is that the future is unpredictable. Cleghorn's poem has a more serious tone that Tu Fu. The Golf Links The golf link lie so near the mill That almost every day The laboring children can look out And see the men at play. In "The Golf Links Lie So Near the Mill," Cleghorn uses dramatic irony to make her point. The poem is satiric in its view of child labor and the contrasting men playing and children working. However, it also reflects the transitory nature of life. Is this brief poem satiric? Is this brief poem satiric? In this poem the children work at the mill while the men play golf. It is a short poem with one stanza consisting of four lines. The gold links lie so near the mill That almost every day The laboring children can look out And see the men at play. True. Robert Browning was a Victorian poet, famed for writing dramatic monologues, of which The Laboratory is a fine example.This poem is based on a true story from seventeenth-century France, where the now infamous Madame de Brinvilliers, poisoned several members of her own family.She was found guilty and executed by guillotine in Paris, 1676. The golf links lie so near the mill (line 1) The poet did not need to include the word so, but she did to stress how close the men are to the children. A year before he wrote this poem his brother Tom died. Yes, because the men are the ones who are using the golf balls are playing infront of the the labor children. Keats knew only too well how fragile existence is. "The Golf Links Lie So Near the Mill" by Sarah Cleghorn Sarah Norcliffe Cleghorn was a poet known for her association to the American Naturalist literary movement. The Golf Links Sarah N. Cleghorn The golf links lie so near the mill That almost every day The laboring children can look out And see the men at play. [The golf links lie so near the mill] is Cleghorn's most widely known poem. About "The Golf Links Lie So Near the Mill" by Sarah N. Cleghorn * This poem is an example of _____ irony. Typically didactic in nature, her poetry illustrated her views on political and social principles. How do Cleghorn's and Tu Fu's poems differ in tone? Does it contain any verbal irony or is the poet making a matter-of-fact statement in words that mean just what they say? The tone of the poem is celebratory, relishing autumn’s riches. There is a paradoxical _____ of what would normally be expected--men working and children play. Even though the poem is short, Cleghorn clearly gets the purpose of the poem across. This poem is about social classes and how twisted they were in the 1800's and early 1900's. Keats’ own health was far from good and he would soon discover that he too would die of consumption. The Golf Links Lie So Near The Mill by Sarah N. Cleghorn The golf links lie so near the mill That almost every day The working children can look out And see the men at play. 2. “The Golf Links” 1. Cleghorn lived from 1876 to 1959 so we can … Resource: “The Golf Links,” poem by Sarah Cleghorne Submitted by: Nancy Berke, English, LaGuardia Community College Citation: The poem is readily available on the web: The golf links lie so near the mill That almost every day The laboring children can look out And see the men at play. There seems to be a few types of irony, one being verbal. Many of the poems he found were published in his 2011 collection, “Golf Course of Rhymes: Links Between Golf and Poetry Through the Ages.” White learned that the first mention of golf … Reflects the transitory nature of life nature, her poetry illustrated her views on political and social principles _____. 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