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Comparing the powerful experiences of, "You Will Be Hearing Form Us Shortly" and "Lucozade"

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Comparing the powerful experiences of, "You Will Be Hearing Form Us Shortly" and "Lucozade". The powerful experiences in both "Lucozade" and "You Will Be Hearing From Us Shortly" are dramatic in their own ways. In "YWBHFUS" the interviewee is the person you fell sorry for because there are sarcastically being bullied, whereas in "Lucozade" the powerful experience is the death of her mother. The poem "YWBHFUS" really makes interviewer means, he/she makes the "victim" feel really embarrassed and ashamed by saying things like "Might they, Perhaps, find your appearance disturbing?" ...read more.

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Those doctors with their white lies", this tells you that they are finally realizing that the women will die and this is a very sad and depressing emotional time for the girl. By the end of the poem "YWBHFUS" you realize that this person is definitely not getting this job and yet the interviewer is still being really evil "Were you educated? We mean, of course, where were you educated?" This is what they call a low blow, because the person cannot really respond angrily because technically he has not said anything bad. ...read more.

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When she finally realizes all this she starts to have flashback of good times in the past, "I carry the orange nostalgia home singing an old song". I reckon she is just trying to keep herself together before she breaks down and cries or maybe she truly believes the mother is going to a better place. Right at the end of "YWBHFUS" you see one last hurtful line, "And you were born?" "Yes. Pity". I think the second person talking is not the interviewee but another interviewer. So they are ganging up on this poor person making them fell really small and worthless. So the two poems may be very different, however they both suffer powerful experiences that make them feel really sad or angry and depressed. ...read more.

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