This study guide will help you analyse the poem “The Brown Man’s Burden” by Henry Du Pré Labouchère. We will show you examples of elements in the text that will be relevant for your analysis. In these notes, we will focus on composition, characters and narrator, language and style, rhythm and rhyme, imagery and metaphors, theme and message.
Presentation of the poem
Title: “The Brown Man’s Burden”
Author: Henry Du Pré Labouchère
Published in: Truth (a London magazine)
Date of Publication: 1899
Henry Du Pré Labouchère (1831-1912) was a British author and publisher. He is also known for his career as a politician, serving both as a member of the Parliament and as a diplomat.
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