• Refugee Blues
    Auden’s ‘Refugee Blues’ laments the plight of the Jews who were forced to flee Europe when the Holocaust started and they were rounded up and killed or imprisoned under the cruel regime of Hitler. The poem starts with a narrator, who is later revealed to be a German Jew, describing a large ci...
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  • Refugee Blues Analysis
    “Refugee Blues” by WH Auden, is a ballad and, as such, has a sense of musicality that is created by both its structure and the repetition of certain phrases. The poem contains twelve stanzas of three lines each. The first and second line of each stanza rhyme. The two rhyming lines of each stanz...
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  • Refugee Blues and Disabled Comparison (Almost Finished)
    "Disabled" / "Refugee Blues": A Poem Comparison Essay The subject of war and the loss of human life has had a deep influence on poetry of the first half of the 20th century. Many poets from around the world had felt the direct impact of earth-shattering wars and went on to express their opin...
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  • Refugee Blues by W.H Auden
    “Refugee blues” is 1 of the poems written by W H Auden. It is about a sad and terrible plight of being a Jew in the wrong place at the wrong time. Obviously, as a refugee, the couple has lost their home, their country and their identity. The melancholy feeling comes through strongly in the blues...
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  • Refugee Blues
    Refugee Blues – W.H. Auden ------------------------------------------------- Poet - Wynstan Hugh Auden, born as a doctor’s son in February 1907 in York, United Kingdom, counts as one of the greatest English poets of the twentieth century. Theme - abuse of human rights experienced not only by...
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  • Refugee Blues
    Refugee Blues W. H. Auden’s poem of despair, misery, and isolation, “Refugee Blues”, describes the hardships faced by two German Jewish refugees attempting to escape Hitler’s Germany. Published in autumn, 1939, Auden is surrounded by the anti-Sematic hatred that is growing in Germany six...
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  • Disabled and Refugee Blues, contrast and compare experiences
    Disabled and Refugee Blues, written by Wilfred Owen and W.H. Auden respectively, are both responses to exile and isolation and a cry for those who are suffering from them. Disabled, written in 1917, was a response to the isolation caused by disability and especially that of war veterans....
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  • How Do Owen and Auden Express the Negative Effects of War in Their Poems, Disabled & Refugee Blues
    How do Owen and Auden convey the negative effects of war in their poems ‘Disabled’ and ‘Refugee Blues’’? In the poems Disabled and Refugee Blues, the writers, Owen and Auden respectively, convey the negative effects of war in a variety of ways. Through the use structuring, literary and...
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  • Compare and Contrast Auden’s and Faulks’ Use of Detail Establish a Feeling of Alienation in ‘Refugee Blues’ and ‘the Last Night’
    Compare and contrast Auden’s and Faulks’ use of detail establish a feeling of alienation in ‘Refugee Blues’ and ‘The Last Night’ Both Sebastian Faulks and W. H. Auden write about the tales of Jewish refugees living in the time of holocaust during WW2 in their two pieces, ‘The Last N...
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  • Comparing St Patricks College and Refugee Blues - Belonging
    Belonging is the perceptions held by one’s self which enables them to be connected with others. It is the way of acceptance, having security, fulfilment and a connection in association to people, places, groups, communities and the world itself. The sense of belonging is affected by many...
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  • refugee blues
    Analysis Refugee Blues "Refugee Blues" is a poem written by the U.S-British poet W. H. Auden in March 1939. This poem is set in 1930′s when Nazi people were prosecuted the Jewish people. Refugees were people who were driven out of their home or country because of war. Blues is a slow,...
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  • Refugee Blues
    Positive Image | Negative Image | Effect | Some are living in mansions | Some are living in holes | This shows that while some people are very well off, others, like the refugees, have nowhere decent to live. | Evert spring it blossoms a new | Old passports cant do that | A tree can grow but a p...
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  • Refugee Blues
    Refugee Blues Language: The speaker is talking to someone "My dear" (perhaps his wife), the language and tone is very conversational. Each stanza intensifies the situation in the poem. The first stanza brings out that the refugees are homeless. Though there are millions in the city all of whom hav...
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  • Refugee blues
    Refugee blues In this poem, the author have used a ballad form. This poem is lyrical which means it is a lyrics to a song. The poem have two rhyming lines of each stanza with the third line which got repetition and this develops the theme. The title 'refugee blues' holds an emotional...
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  • Refugeee Blues
    ‘The treatment of civilians and soldiers in time of war.’ These two poems show the lives of both soldiers and civilians during war. The first poem, ‘Refugee Blues’, is mainly based on the civilians’ point of view in the war while the second poem, ‘Dulce et Decorum Est.’, is mainly b...
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  • Funeral Blues University Poetry Analysis
    FUNERAL BLUES by W. H. Auden Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone,  Prevent the dogs from barking with a juicy bone,  Silence the pianos and with muffled drum  Bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. Let aeroplanes circle moaning overhead  Scribbling on the sky the message He...
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  • The Crucible and Refugee Blue Analasis
    ‘The Crucible’ and ‘Refugee Blues’ Synthesis Belonging is a dynamic process, which is affected by an individuals personal occurrences and the relationship he/she has with others around him/her. This is relevant in ‘The Crucible’ and ‘Refugee Blues. Both of these texts explore the conc...
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  • Comparison of Dulce Et Decorum Est, and Refuge Blues English Coursework
    Compare Dulce Et Decorum Est and Refugee Blues Both the poems are based at periods of War, but the difference being is that ‘Dulce Et Decorum Est’ depicts the very physical suffering of the soldiers in the muddy, bloody trenches of the First World War, (The Great War), and is written for the...
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  • Refugee Blue
    HISTORY Jews have lived in Europe for nearly 2,000 years. Throughout that time they have frequently experienced racist hostility and persecution. In the 1920s, German Jews began to face such anti-Semitism from the Nazi (Nationalist) political party, led by Adolf Hitler. When he came to power in 1...
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  • Regugee Blues Notes
    WH Auden does what a blues writer would do: takes a single main theme and makes variations on it, leading to a particularly powerful finale. The theme of this 'song' is the abuse of human rights experienced not only by German Jews but by other Jews and by refugees anywhere. 'Some in mansions, som...
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