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Unformatted text preview: While someone else is not suffering; Why is Audens line more effective? Auden is more effective with the statement, While someone else is not suffering, because he describes how they are not suffering. He directly relates this person to everyone, even the reader. APPLY: Substitute the word laziness for suffering in line one of the poem. Now rewrite line four to complete the following; While someone else is running a marathon or working through the night for money or staying up till midnight working on homework. Your new line should give details about the opposite condition of laziness. Use Audens line as a model. Share the new stanza....
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- Spring '09