Belfast Confetti opening lines & title

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  • Belfast Confetti
    • Context
      • 'The Troubles'
        • Catholic vs. Protestant
          • sectarian conflict
        • Republicans vs.Unionists
        • 1969-1997
          • British army removed in 2005
    • "Belfast Confetti"
      • Northern Ireland
      • "Confetti"
        • Euphemism
          • link to line 3
          • Usually for celebration not war
    • "Suddenly"
      • In medias red
        • Reflects panic and fear
    • "raining exclamation marks" (line 1-2)
      • Shouting? Guns?
        • Destruction
        • Panic
      • Punctuation
        • words as weapons
          • form of resistance
        • Replicates the breaks in Ireland itself
        • Poem is about inability to communicate
          • Ironic
          • Confusion
        • Exclamations
          • dangerous
            • to maim
      • Enjambment
    • "Nuts, bolts, nails, car-keys"
      • Shrapnel
        • Lack high-tech military weaponry
          • no remotes, suicide bombers
      • List of everyday items
        • improvised
          • Lack high-tech military weaponry
            • no remotes, suicide bombers

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