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Era: Romanticism Author / Style Biographical Info Works Work Description Robert Burns (1759-1796) National poet of Scotland Heavy use of Scottish dialect – imitating the speech patterns of a particular region “Auld Lang Syne” * Song we sing at New Year’s * Many of Burns’s poems have been set to music. These songs are part of the cultural fabric of Scotland and one of the reasons his poetry has
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Unformatted text preview: remained so popular. * The theme of this poem is common to Burnss work friendship, patriotism, optimism John Anderson, My Jo celebrates lifelong friendship; honors a couple who have shared joys & hard work of youth & now share later years; wife writing to husband: you were so handsome when we were young, now were old, etc....
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This document was uploaded on 11/03/2011 for the course ENGLISH ENC1102 at Broward College.

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