Death Be Not Proud: A Memoir Essay | Essay

John Gunther
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"Twelve Songs" Vs. "Death Be Not Proud"

Summary: Comparisons made between these two poems about death.
Death, when you think about it, is a very sad and tragic thing that will happen to everyone in the end. People write poems about death for funerals or sometimes for their own personal mourning. I am going to look at two tragic poems, which are called Twelve Songs by W.H. Auden, and Death Be Not Proud, by John Donne. These two poems are both written for lost loved ones.

I will firstly look at W.H. Audens' poem- Twelve Songs.

W.H. Auden was an Anglo-American poet. He was a major 20th century Literacy figure. Some of his most original poetry appeared in the early 1930's. Later volumes range in subject from politics, to psychology, to Christianity. He also wrote critical essays and opera librettos. An American resident from 1939 and citizen from 1946, Auden divided his last years among England, Italy, Austria and New York- as many...

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