Accordingly, why does the poet prefer the lily to the oak?
Explanation: The poet collocates with two things of nature- an oak tree and lily flower with human life. He feels that a significant life like the lily flower, though very short but sweet is what a man should seek for rather living for many years and doing no good deeds. So the poet favors lily over the oak .
Also Know, how is a lily better than an oak? Lily is better than an oak tree, due to various reasons. First of all, lily is shiny and bright in looks. Secondly, lily is more beautiful than the appearance of oak tree.
Thereof, why is Lily called the flower of light?
Because it give out its beauty in the daytime and even though it doesn’t live for a long time it is perfect during its lifetime. Answer: The lily is called the plant and flower of light in the poem, ‘It is not growing like a tree’ written by Ben Jonson.
Who wrote the oak tree poem?
The Oak Tree – Poem by Johnny Ray Ryder Jr.