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May 25

Critical Analysis of the Poem “Funeral Rites” by Seamus Heaney

Formalist Reading of the Poem “Funeral Rites” by Seamus Heaney:  Seamus Heaney’s poem “Funeral Rites” describes the effects of the violence in Ireland, and the many innocent deaths. He draws a vivid picture of the Irish Troubles in this poem. It is an Elegy and first person narrative poem and divided into three sections. This …

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