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Unformatted text preview: about them. There was not much that was similar about the poems except for that they were both about guys who really never got any attention. The men lived their lives with ease and did not demand any attention. There were many differences between these two poems. In Eliots poem the man is talking about a love song that he wants to sing to his dream girl but does not have the courage to tell her. In Audens poem, it is about a man that no one really noticed. He was not an outstanding person and rather lives his life normal. The big difference between the two was that one is about the death of a nobody and the other is about the love of a nobody. The authors writing styles are also very different. Eliots is long and elaborate using many descriptions to wow the reader; while Audens is short and brief but still needs some interpretations....
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2008 for the course ENG 105 taught by Professor Strain during the Spring '08 term at N. Arizona.
- Spring '08