Questions tagged [john-betjeman]

Questions about the work of the English poet John Betjeman (1906 – 1984) and his life as a writer.

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Is the man about to die in “Meditation on the A30”?

John Betjeman's poem "Meditation on the A30" is about a man driving his car and fuming about his unloving wife. In the final verse, he finally turns to action: "You're barmy or plastered, I'll pass ...