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The Quarrel Summary Analysis and Explanation By Eleanor Farjeon
About the Poet Eleanor Farjeon
|13 February 1881, Strand, London, United Kingdom
|5 June 1965, Hampstead, London, United Kingdom
|David Hobson & Teddy Tahu Rhodes
|Hans Christian Andersen Award for Writing, Carnegie Medal, Regina Medal
The Quarrel Poem Summary In English
The poem is about the relationship between siblings. They fight with each other for petty things. But in difficult times, they are inseparable.
The poetess wrote about her unpleasant relationship with her brother. She was unaware of the reasons for their fights. From one thing to another the quarrel started, but when it ended it was very violent and strong she knew that his brother was wrong.
The relationship between them was not at all cordial until one afternoon he patted on her back to give up all differences. He did not want to continue the fight anymore.
He admitted his faults. The poetess agreed to him for the first time. The poem ends with an affirmation in the strength of the relationship between the siblings.