AN ECOCRITICAL STUDY OF SEEGER’S SELECTED POEMS: AN ODE TO NATURAL BEAUTY AND THE DESERTED GARDEN
Ecocriticism is the liaison amid literature and the physical environment. The study is carried out to explore the representation of nature and the relationship between nature and human beings. The analysis of the poems: An Ode to Natural Beauty and The Deserted Garden unbosoms the environmental issues and humans’ responsibilities towards nature. The study is an attempt towards the cognizance of environmental situation in the age of industrialization. The research is qualitative in nature. It analyzes Seeger’s selected poems from the perspective of ecocriticism. The study aims to explore the importance and preservation of the natural world. The study is an attempt to unearth the concern of ecocriticism as well as to explore Seeger’s contribution to the invigorating of human beings towards conservation and preservation of the ecosystem. The study has shown that living in concinnity with nature, human could get true happiness. The study has shown nature as a tectonic part of human life. The aim of the study is to explore the relationship between human beings and their physical environment. The study also shows that giving respect to the natural world and living in harmony with nature can conserve the diversity.