Comparing Emily Walker 'And The Chimney Sweer'

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Housman too, is looking to use imagery to find emotion within his readers. He is drawing an image of the town carrying this young athlete’s coffin to his grave. Walking down the same road they once carried him after he had won a big race. The tables have turned and the town is no longer cheering. They are mourning the loss of the athlete, which is the image a reader receives. With that image comes sorrow and sadness. Just like in “The Chimney Sweeper”. These two poems do not just describe the sadness of the story being told. Each have a couple lines that refer to the good and happier days. The difference is “The Chimney Sweeper” uses imagery to refer to a world these children could only dream of. A happier place, they would only see in their

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