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As I walked out one evening

W. H. Auden's poem, "As I Walked Out One Evening," deals with the naiveté of youth and its rosy-hued world colored by love, and the contradiction present in the passing of time that robs us all of...

Latest answer posted April 12, 2011 2:45 pm UTC

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As I walked out one evening

The speaker is walking along a street and he hears a lover singing about his love. The lover uses a series of exaggerated statements (hyperbole) to express how much he loves. The key theme here is...

Latest answer posted April 29, 2016 4:12 pm UTC

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As I walked out one evening

As I walked Out One Evening by W H Auden has the reader, at the beginning, feeling hopeful and the narrator feeling inspired to observe society, which he describes as "fields of harvest wheat." He...

Latest answer posted November 27, 2014 3:44 pm UTC

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As I walked out one evening

Auden's "As I walked out one evening" is concerned with the effect of the passing of time on love. Written in a deceptively simple language, the poem interweaves three different voices: a passing...

Latest answer posted August 23, 2010 2:09 am UTC

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