TITLE

"Bagpipe Music" by Frederick Louis MacNeice

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, M. Rachel
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Bagpipe Music;6/ 1/2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Poem Analysis
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
This article presents an explication of the poem "Bagpipe Music" by Frederick Louis MacNeice. In the poem, MacNeice combines traditional rhythms with a biting social critique to produce an ironic ballad. With a tone that swings from mockery to despair, MacNeice mocks the palliative distractions offered to the working classes and expresses little hopes for the future.
ACCESSION #
65399250

 

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