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Copy of Robert Burns

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samantha jara

on 10 May 2013

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Transcript of Copy of Robert Burns

Robert Burns By : Samantha Jara
Period 1 Poetry Analysis Work Cited Cont.. A Red , Red Rose Personal life Social life Professional life * Born January 25th, 1759. Son of Agnes & William Brown Burns.
* Briefly educated at John Murdoch's School then later in Ayr.
* was with alot of women in 10 years had been with 5 women & had 8 children from them. ended up marrying Jean Armour in 1788. * he was a farm worker & a exciseman someone who makes sure that you have paid off all of your taxes.
* no his work experience does not really show in his poems because both of those jobs were totally irrelivant to being a poet.
* he began writing when his first girlfriend encouraged him in trying his hand in writing. Along with the inspirations of Alexander Pope, Henry Mackenzie, & Laurence Stern. * 1774 writes his firsr song " O once i ou'd"
1781 becomes a freemason
1784 family changes there last name to burns after death of the farther and moves
* Joanna Ballie , Samuel Rodgers , & James Hogg. was seen as a great inspiration greatly admired
* he didnt really have hobbies he usually just wrote Till a' the seas gang dry, my dear,
And the rocks melt wi' the sun;
I will luve thee still, my dear,
While the sands o' life shall run.

And fare thee weel, my only Luve!
And fare thee weel a while!
And I will come again my luve,
Tho' it were ten thousand mile. * the Oxford library of English Poetry
1986 Book Club Associates
*Top 500 poems
1992 Columbia University

O MY Luve's like a red , red rose
That's newly sprung in June:
O my Luve's like the melode
That's sweetly played in tune.

As fair art thou, my bonnie lass,
So deep in luv am I:
And I will luve thee still, my dear,
Till a' the seas gang dry: * Published in 1794
* lyric poem ( song )
* the theme of this poem is 'luve' aka. love
* personification - when they say that the "sands of life shall run" giving sand a human characteristic
* figurative language when they say " my luve for you is liike a rose newly sprung in the spring " talking about how its new
* the whole pint of this poem was saying that his love for this woman will never die
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