No one so much as you – M.E.T.

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Analysis of No one so much as you (M.E.T.) by Edward Thomas

Although this poem is generally known by its first line, it also has a subtitle of (M.E.T.), which gives away the person to whom the poem is addressed, as the poet’s mother – Mary Elizabeth Thomas (or Townsend, to use her maiden name). This piece was written in February 1916, while Edward Thomas was training close to London, spending a great deal of time with his parents at their home at Balham in London.

NOTES INFORMATION:

  • No. of Words: 2,033
  • Author: W Lawrance
  • Category: OCR AS F661 Edward Thomas
  • Syllabus(es): OCR
  • Revised and Updated: July 2012
  • Publisher: Great War Literature Publishing LLP

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