In terms of the two parallel paradoxes, we find the green which appears as gold becoming the real green of leaf; the leaf which appears to be flower with all the possible color of flower becomes the true green of leaf.
Our expectations are borne out: apparent gold shifts to green; apparent flower subsides into leaf.
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leaf's a flower." At once, common knowledge, precise observation, and the implications of ancient associations are brought into conflicting play.
In the second couplet of the heavily end-stopped poem, paradox is emphasized again, this time in the terms of leaf and flower instead of green and gold.
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The earliest leaf unfolds in beauty like a flower; but in spite of its appearance, it is leaf, with all the special function of its being, instead of flower.
Yet as apparent flower (the comparison is metaphoric rather than a similethat is, leaf is flower, not leaf resembles or is like flower), the leaf exists in disguise only a moment and then moves on to its true state as leaf.
They demand the use of meditation, accumulation of wisdom, asceticism, rituals, good deeds, etc.
Other religions state that humans can be saved only through the grace granted by an external personal agent.
Elliott in March, 1920, in three eight-line stanzas under the title "Nothing Golden Stays." In this version the poem lacked any Edenic metaphor, reading in the three last lines, "In autumn she achieves / A still more golden blaze / But nothing golden stays." In its first published version, however, in The Yale Review (October 1923), under the present title, the poet caught both the moment of transitory perfection and the sense that the Edenic ideal must give way to earthly dying beauty: Nature's first green is gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Its hue is described as hard to hold, as evanescent as wealth itself.
The poem begins at once in paradox: "green is gold . Green is the first mark of spring, the assurance of life; yet in fact the first flush of vegetation for the New England birch and the willow is not green but the haze of delicate gold.
The effect of mental influence should not be overlooked.