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Wilfred Owen$
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Guy Cuthbertson

Print publication date: 2014

Print ISBN-13: 9780300153002

Published to Yale Scholarship Online: September 2014

DOI: 10.12987/yale/9780300153002.001.0001

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Mist’ Howin’s Honied Slumber

Mist’ Howin’s Honied Slumber

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(p.110) Chapter 7 Mist’ Howin’s Honied Slumber
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Wilfred Owen
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Guy Cuthbertson

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Yale University Press
DOI:10.12987/yale/9780300153002.003.0008

Wilfred Owen returned to Bordeaux in 1914 and swiftly acquired the French accent. This chapter addresses whether he had any kind of Liverpudlian accent at this point and entirely removed this indication of his origins. There are some interesting possibilities which suggest that Owen did not write with any hint of a Liverpudlian accent in his poems.

Keywords:   Wilfred Owen, Bordeaux, French accent, Liverpudlian accent, accent, poems

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