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Questions about the works of the Irish poet and playwright Louis MacNeice (1907 – 1963) and his life as a writer.

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What are these allusions to other poems in Louis MacNeice's poem "The Gardener"

Louis MacNeice's poem "The Gardener" (1939) contains the lines: He would talk to amuse the children, Or the robin waiting for worms Perched on the handle of the spade; Would remember ...
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What is the meter of the poem "Snow" by Louis MacNeice?

I'm struggling to find the meter in which the poem "Snow" is written. I know that Shakespeare's poetry was written in iambic pentameter. So far, I've read that the poem "Snow" has a rough meter, and ...
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