This Is Just To Say
This Is Just To Say Themes
Little Words, Big Ideas
Though we don't see much about the speaker's family or home, "This Is Just To Say" takes place in a kitchen, and we can presume it takes place between two people who live together. In fact, we migh...
Before our speaker eats the plums, he knows he shouldn't, that someone else is saving them for a delicious breakfast they'll never get to have. So, the entire poem is a note of apology, in which th...
Even though the speaker knew he shouldn't eat the plums, and probably knew he would feel guilty afterwards, he decided to eat them anyway. That, Shmoopers, is a choice. But we don't really get to s...
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