29 October, 2007
The Landlord vs. Miss Gee
Langston Hughes and W. H. Auden are two highly educated authors, who came from very different cultural backgrounds. Literary contemporaries, contemporaries in that they were both working writers during the s
I feel that Auden tells the story of Miss Edith Gee extremely well, using a wide variety of literary techniques to make it an interesting but disturbingly thought-provoking read. The story shows how our protagonist is surely going about her life, in the eyes of others, as if nothing is wrong, but wh
“Write about the ways Auden tells the story in the poetic piece ‘Miss Gee’?”
Through the ballad of ‘Miss Gee’ Auden tells the story of the character Miss Edith Gee this is achieved in a variety of ways.
The poetic piece is a ballad intended to be read to the tune of ‘St James’ In
Author: Maurice Gee
Publisher: Puffin Books, Penguin Group
Date Of Publication: 2007
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'How does Auden tell the story in Miss Gee?'
I think Auden tells the story in Miss Gee in a way which makes you so engaged it feels disturbing to read about Miss Gee's life and death. The poem on the whole is very short, representing the fact that Miss Gee’s life seems insignificant....
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From the title, we can see the character of Miss Gee establishing. Through the use of ‘Miss’ we learn that she is single. Moreover, the first stanza shows that this poem uses a first person narrator as it states ‘let me tell you a little story’. Not only does this show that the narrator...
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