Edwin Muir

Edwin Muir was a Scottish poet who is remembered for his deeply emotional poetry. He used clear, plain, and accessible language. His works include First Poems, The Structure of the Novel, The Three Brothers, and Variations on a Time Theme. Read more of Edwin Miur’s Biography.

The Animals

‘The Animals’ by Edwin Muir describes the creation of non-human animals and the vulnerability that stems from their inability to speak for themselves.

The Castle

‘The Castle’ by Edwin Muir details a past event of a castle’s overtaking through the account of a soldier who witnessed the castle’s fall, firsthand.

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