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Analysis of Abbey Tomb, The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock, and To Autumn 'By employing the first or second person -- a poet makes an awareness of direct conversation with the reader.' What is your answer to this view? From the use of the initial or second person a poet could set a relation between the personality and the reader as the poet may address the reader directly. The poems that I have chosen to study are 'Abbey Tomb' by Patricia Beer, 'The Love Song of J. Alfred Prufrock' by T.S. Elliot and 'To Autumn' by John Keats. Beer's use of the first person in 'Abbey Tomb' creates the feeling that the monk is confiding in the reader. In addition the connection between viewers and also the Beer's character is improved because the monk is speaking through the years, making the reader feel concerned because the monk has been intrusting the reader along with his grievance which has continued beyond the tomb. 'I told them not to ring the bellstheir tombs look equally as accurately as mine,' it could be found here that the monk is attempting to acquire the final term to the reader since time has worn out the facts and there's absolutely not any one living who knows that he was right. This also means his frustration that the other monks didn't hear him since his whine is made directly to the reader. With the usage of the first individual Beer can produce what looks like a first hand accounts of the episode, which is being retold to the reader. 'We stumbled stillstaring at the doorway,' the monks were all waiting for the Vikings. 'We discovered them passing byonly that I could catch the sound of prowling meneverybody else agreed to ring the bells, so' the monks then believe the Vikings had abandoned and decided to ring the bells; yet again we realize that the monk is hoping to prove he was correct by em...