Morrison, Kevin A.
March 2008
Notes & Queries;Mar2008, Vol. 55 Issue 1, p58
Poetry Review
The article offers poetry criticism of the poem "In Time of 'The Breaking Nations,'" by Thomas Hardy. It examines the political and ideological contexts of the poem in light of English history at the beginning of the First World War. The author discusses the juxtaposition of idyllic scenes, the use of end-stopping, and the poem's denial of its historicity.


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