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  • Live Of The Unknown Citizen
    678 words
    Auden write this poem is about making fun of the unknown citizen. Auden says that the unknown citizen is being controlled by the society. The unknown citizen is a normal person in the modern society. he work in the Fudge Motor Inc for all his life. He doing the same thing every day. this poem is an irony because it all talk about the live of the unknown citizen. he is in the union (a large group) he has credit card (Installment Plan). He has Health Insurance. He is married and has 5 children. He...
  • We Wear The Mask
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    "It's like living on the outside of society and seeing what a crock of shit it is, but then approaching it again with a sense of humor. I mean, when you " re able to see society as this sort of funky, funny illusion, it makes it easier to deal with it because there is no rhyme or reason to the way it works". Ru Paul, on fringe culture (Genre, March '99) Rebellion. It's about articulating that little inner voice that's in all of us, the voice which resists being assimilated into the mass conformi...
  • Poem The Narrator
    817 words
    W.H. Auden wrote "Funeral Blues" the poem. Wy stan Hugh Auden (1907-1973) was born in York, England, and later became and American citizen. Auden was the founder for a generation of English poets, such as C. Day Lewis, and Stephen Spender. Auden's earlier works were composed of a Marxist outlook with a knowledge of Freudian Psychology. Later works consisted of professing Christianity, and what he considered "increasing conservatism". In 1946 Auden emigrated and became an American citizen. While ...
  • Auden's Comment On The Reaction Of People
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    The poem is about the death of hope. Auden is distraught over the deaths in WWII. The soldiers of WWII were teenagers. To have 55 million children dead is an act of pure genocide. To Auden the fact that people let this happen means that the world is an ugly place. Art is a thing of beauty and humans don't deserve it because of the ugly things we do. Auden uses The Fall of Icarus to describe the way people behave. Everyone sees that Icarus has fallen but they turn their heads instead of helping I...
  • Unknown Citizen By W.H. Auden
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    W.H. Auden The Poet W.H. Auden was born in York in 1907. During his studies in school, he excelled in sciences and thought of being a mining engineer. He also started reading Freud and acting in school plays. In the winter of 1922, Auden published his first poem in the school magazine. Autumn of 1925, Auden enrolls in the Christ Church College, Oxford, where he studied the natural sciences as well as economics, politics and some philosophy. He was known as a teaching poet. "His poems and his ess...
  • Poem A Dialogue Between Soul And Body
    590 words
    Both Marvell and Auden present different attitudes towards life in the poems 'A dialogue Between the Soul and Body' and 'Miss Gee'. These attitudes assert that the soul must resist temptation in the courtesy of the body. In doing this sacrifice Soul has achieved harmoniousness in the balance between Body and Soul. Also as in the case of Miss Gee these attitudes relay that no matter what the human mind may desire it will exist in this globe of time as it wishes. The two authors explore these atti...
  • Auden's Poem September 1 1939 Review
    630 words
    On September 1, 1939, Hitler's forces invaded Poland as the rest of the world watched. The ramifications of this were immense for the Jewish people, as many of them were rounded up and shipped off to concentration camps. Hitler's ideas and actions as frightening as they seemed, were far from original. Mussolini rose to power in Italy and the fascists were the ruling party in Spain. Europe and her Jews were burning. W.H. Auden in "September 1 1939" could not help but be overwhelmed by the tragic ...

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