Ballad Of Birmingham

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Ballad of Birmingham written by Dudley Randall, wants to show the sadness and what it was like the day the mother found out her daughter had left the world. He wrote this sad poem to show what it might have been like to be in the mother’s shoes, to show readers what a horrific event happened that not a lot of people have never heard about before. Through the use of irony Randall shows that even sad events can have some irony in any situation.
Dudley Randall wanted to show the readers what it may been like being in this family’s shoes. Towards the end of the poem when it says “she clawed through bits of glass and brick, then lifted out a shoe.” Dudley wanted to show what it was like to be in her shoes but she picked up her daughter’s shoe when
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