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Compare the aims of "How the Poor Die" by George Orwell to "In the Children's Hopsital" by Lord Alfred Tennyson.

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The overriding aim of Lord Alfred Tennyson's "In the Children's Hospital" is to show that despite everything, it is not true that "the good Lord Jesus / has had his day." Tennyson wraps this message in one of the most tragic environments of society in his day. This choice presents a clear contrast between three points of view, those being (1) the nurse's compassionate and believing view, (2) the...

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