Auden 2

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  • Which poems have..
    • Descriptive/poetic  language
      • Miss Gee
        • Repetition of total wreck
      • 1st september
        • Personification of darkness/death and the collective man  - living force - immorality
      • Victor
        • Nature - intervention by God - emphasises impact of childhood and delusional state of mind
        • verbs - morbidity - dodge/ran/wrench/jump in contrast with Victor following 'slowly'
        • Power of nature - physical forces
    • Easily defined structure
      • Ballads
        • Victor
        • James Honeyman
          • Foreshadows dark subject matter - light hearted rhyme/rhythm sheme in juxtaposition
            • Miss Gee
              • Ballads
                • Victor
                • James Honeyman
                  • Foreshadows dark subject matter - light hearted rhyme/rhythm sheme in juxtaposition
                    • Miss Gee
        • O what is that sound
          • Question and answer - repetition of worry and reassurance
      • Includes a depature
        • O what is that sound
          • Wife is abandoned/decieved - ambiguous fate - conscription/attack/betrayal/rape/cowardice?
      • Foreshadows her ill fate
      • O what is that sound
        • Wife is abandoned/decieved - ambiguous fate - conscription/attack/betrayal/rape/cowardice?
      • Dettached narrative voice
        • Miss Gee
          • Mocking/apathetic - they most they show is pity
            • Flippant tone to start
          • Flippant tone to start
        • Musee des Beaux arts
          • neutral/obiective attitude - stating the facts - no bias shown criticising or empathising
        • O what is that sound
          • PASSIVE NARRATION - reader feels like a spectator
    • O what is that sound
      • Question and answer - repetition of worry and reassurance
    • O what is that sound
      • PASSIVE NARRATION - reader feels like a spectator

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