Stop All The Clocks, Cut Off The Telephone

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“Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone” W.H Auden’s poem, “Stop all the clocks, cut the telephone” portray the meaning of overwhelming sorrow and tragic lost. The poem begin with a cycle of discordant command: stop all the clocks, cut of the telephone. During the first line of the poem we don’t really know who the speaker is. The speaker’s gender was never given, but he/she sounds forceful and irritated. I’ll refer to “her” from now on. It seems like a physical illustration of time and communication, he just wants everything to stop. The reason I think the speaker is a “she” is because I think they were a married couple. The wife was unfortunate enough to lose her husband. She says to bring out the coffin, let the mourners come. The poem

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