Comparison of 2 Poems
Mid Term Break by Seamus Heaney and
Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day by William Shakespeare
Seamus Heaney was born in 1939 in a small agricultural town in county Derry. In 1957 he went to Queen’s University in Belfast where he studied literature. He returned to Queen’s in 1965 as a lecturer. In 1972 Heaney moved to the Republic of Ireland because of the bitterness between Catholics and Protestants in the
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s case, where he was at a boarding school, the mid – term would have been one of the few chances he got to see his family, in this instance he does see his family but his brother has passed away. Mid – term could signify a change or the fact that the incident has happened at crucial stage or mid – point of Heaney’s life. The break could be referring to the emotional heartbreak and trauma.