TITLE

"A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London."

AUTHOR(S)
Thomas, Dylan; Adelstein, Amy
PUB. DATE
June 2011
SOURCE
Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London by Dyl;2011, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Poem Analysis
DOC. TYPE
Essay
ABSTRACT
"A Refusal to Mourn the Death, by Fire, of a Child in London," a poem of twenty-four lines divided into four stanzas of six lines each, follows the rhyme scheme abcabc. The title indicates the poet's rejection of conventional means of responding to death. The refusal takes on greater force as it confronts the senseless casualty of a child to war; the fire refers to the firebombing of London during World War II.
ACCESSION #
67051451

 

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