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