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"Ballad of Birmingham" is a poem by Dudley Randall, that he published as a broadside in 1965. It was written in response to the 1963 bombing at the 16th Street ...

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Ballad of Birmingham. By Dudley Randall. (On the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963). “Mother dear, may I go downtown. Instead of out to play,.

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Ballad of Birmingham Learning Guide by PhD students from Stanford, ... The simple, rhyming poem lends itself well to music, and so it was instantly made into a ...

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"Mother dear, may I go downtown. Instead of out to play, And march the streets of Birmingham In a Freedom March today?" "No, baby, no, you may not go,

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Mar 15, 2010 ... Ballad of Birmingham (On the bombing of a church in Birmingham, Alabama, 1963) "Mother dear, may I go downtown Instead of out to play, ...

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The poems are alternated to form a kind of double commentary on the subjects ... In "The Ballad of Birmingham" Randall establishes racial progress as a kind of ...

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In "Ballad of Birmingham," Randall conjures one of the most vivid and vicious chapters ... The poem begins with a dialogue between mother and daughter during ...

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Discussion of themes and motifs in Dudley Randall's Ballad of Birmingham. ... An important message of the poem is that a mother's love cannot protect her ...

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Theme in a poem is the central idea or message. Dudley Randall's poemBallad of Birmingham” is a tribute to a real-life church bombing in 1963, which killed ...