The narrator in the poem, he grieves in sorrow over the death of Annabel Lee and that he still dreams and thinks of her. Annabel Lee was taken away by her upper-class family members and that the family and death were trying to tear their love apart, by shutting her up in a sepulchre or a tomb. Grief holds power over the mind, bringing sorrowful thoughts and painful memories to a life once bound for happiness. In the years that followed, many of those around him met their demise and left a mark on the writer. Seemingly in a constant state of grief, Poe never saw true happiness.
Blues is the type of music that was used in the time of slavery. Slaves listened to this type of music to make them forget about their troubles and to give them hope. Eng tut, Blues has its deepest roots in the work songs of West African slaves in the South.
Auden wrote Funeral Blues the poem. Auden was the founder for a generation of English poets, such as C. Day Lewis, and Stephen Spender. Auden s earlier works were composed of a Marxist outlook with a knowledge of Freudian Psychology. Later works consisted of professing Christianity, and what he considered increasing conservatism.
Please join StudyMode to read the full document. She says to get rid of the noises that may be distracting from the process of mourning. Auden creates a mood or sense of respectfulness.