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1

Appleyard- 'he is an advocate...

...of misanthropy and pessimism'

2

Dalli- 'The notion of the romantic countryside...

...according to Larkin, has been sullied by the presence of modernisation'

3

Academy of American Poets- 'Mocking wit does not conceal the poets...

...dark vision and underlying obsession with universal themes of mortality, love and human solitude'

4

Appleyard- 'Larkin is a hopeless...

...and inflexible pessimist'

5

Motion- 'Death, in Larkins view, is...

...an utterly comfortless blank'