How does auden explore the narrative of fear in ‘o what is that sound’ in his poem ‘o what is that sound’ auden explores the narrative of fear using language devices the poem is in the form of a ballad where two people have a dialogue and are speaking about the current situation in which they are in.
Does auden make miss gee a sympathetic character initially auden is extremely sympathetic towards miss gee, yet in a harsh manner “now let me tell you a story about little miss gee” in this opening line, auden immediately belittles her character and makes it sound like she belongs somewhere of far less merit, like a children’s book.
Funeral blues was written in 1936 by english poet wh auden wh (wystan hugh) auden was born in 1907 in york, england he was a 20th century poet who is best known for his poem 'the age of anxiety' (which was published in 1947. Another aspect of narrative which auden uses is time and sequence the use of ‘1st’ in the title of the poem foreshadows events that are likely to happen later on see more: how to start a narrative essay introduction. 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 when she is alone she wonders if anyone does care about her.
This could symbolise auden’s consistence and confidence with his perspectives on war and strongly believes in the idea that ‘we must love one another or die’ i order to stop the corruption of humanity moreover, the poem does show a certain chronological order for the events.
How does the narrative methods between ‘my last duchess’ and ‘porphyria’s lover’ compare essay submitted by: anonymous explore and analyse auden’s narrative narrative methods used by tennyson in mariana to kill a mocking bird-narrative style auden's narrative.
Through a relatively short poem we invent a lifelong image of a person because of how auden tells us the story at the very start of the poem, auden begins by creating a brief understanding of miss gee’s life through words she is portrayed as a very ordinary human being with an extremely lonely and mundane life.