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A Swinger of Birches

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Birches, Robert Frost, 1916

Frost, Robert. "Birches." Modern American Poetry, edited by Louis Untermeyer, Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1919.

The last line of the poem (line 60) is BEST understood to mean that

A

the speaker rejects the idea of childish play.

B

the speaker reluctantly admits the value of imaginative freedom.

C

the speaker celebrates the value of creative playfulness.

D

the speaker appreciates the boy's swinging as a practice for life's precarious balance.

E

the speaker sarcastically demeans the limitations of the imagination.