AP® English Literature

Free Version

Upgrade subject to access all content

Easy

Occasion of Poem

APENLT-NJLGJ4

The Black Walnut Tree, Mary Oliver

Oliver, Mary. "The Black Walnut Tree." New and Selected Poems, Volume I. N.p.: Beacon, 2005. N. pag. www.ronnowpoetry.com Web. 09 Dec. 2016.

The occasion for this poem is BEST described as

A

a family reminiscing over their heritage.

B

the death of a father.

C

a family's financial struggle.

D

the coming-of-age of a young woman.

E

a family struggling with an inheritance.