whatever asked in Arts & HumanitiesPoetry · 7 months ago

When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,?

When you read the poem “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer,” did you notice the contrast between the first five lines (ending with the phrase “tired and sick”) and the last three lines? Describe the contrast and explain its effect on the audience. In your response, explain how the contrast helps the poet convey his message.

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