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As I Walked Out One Evening by W.H. Auden Analysis

Below is a complete analysis of the form, structure and language of Wystan Hugh Auden’s poem As I Walked Out One Evening. Feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you.   Form The poem adopts the Elegiac form. This form is associated with a song …

1st September 1939 by W.H. Auden Analysis

Just like with many of Wystan Hugh Auden’s poem’s, he has reference to a time period. However, instead of being vague such as in O What Is That Sound? and If I Could Tell You, Auden makes clear the time period he is referring to being 1st September …

Fra Lippo Lippi by Robert Browning Analysis

One of the longer poems created by Browning (along with The Pied Piper of Hamelin), Fra Lippo Lippi is a poem about a boy who was brought in at an early age by the Church to be a monk who paints for the Church. However, the Church disagrees with what Fra …

Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning Analysis

Part of the anthology for units 1 and 3, Porphyria’s Lover by Robert Browning is a poem about a couple’s relationship where the man kills the women because at she told him she loved him. Therefore, the man thought by killing her will let her be his forever. …

The Bishop Orders His Tomb by Robert Browning Analysis

The Bishop Orders his tomb by Robert Browning is primarily about a materialistic Bishop on his death bed that comes across as arrogant and selfish. We gather his personality through the structure, form and language used by Browning. Just like with many poems analysed on Ask Will Online, …

If I Could Tell You by W.H. Auden Analysis

The poem, ‘If I Could Tell You’ by Auden is a poem which ultimately does not have a clear message in an attempt to encourage the reader to think up an ideology themselves more specific to the reader creating a bigger impact. The poem talks about the theme of time …

O What Is That Sound by W.H. Auden Analysis

Here is a complete analysis of the form, language and structure of Auden’s poem, ‘O What Is That Sound‘. Like with many of Auden’s poems, the time frame is very vague to help address an universal ideology. Feel free to skip to the parts most relevant to you. …

O Where Are You Going by W.H. Auden Analysis

Part of the anthology of unit for English Literature A level, ‘O Where Are You Going’ is a short poem by Auden  which is attempts to echo throughout time. Below is a complete analysis of the poem mentioning key elements in the form, language and structure. The poem …

Miss Gee by W.H. Auden Analysis

Be sure to check out other poems I have analysed on Ask Will Online. Also check out PoemAnalysis.com that has one of, if not the, largest database  of poetry analysis online – if I have not analysed a poem you are looking for on Ask Will Online, you will …

The Pied Piper of Hamelin by Robert Browning Analysis

Robert Browning’s poem, ‘The Pied Piper of Hamelin’ is a children’s story in the form of a poem. One of Browning’s longest poem, it tells of a story of the town of Hamelin that was over run with rats (if you don’t want the plot to the poem, …