The surgeon and the nurse

Todkill, Anne Marie
October 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/25/2005, Vol. 173 Issue 9, p1075
Academic Journal
Discusses the negative portrayal of a surgeon in the poem "In the Children's Hospital," by Alfred, Lord Tennyson. Analogy used in describing the surgeon; Background on a nurse who acts as the speaker in the poem; Comparison of the poem to the work of Victorian author Robert Browning.


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