Living Space

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  • Living Space - Imtiaz Dharker
    • Context
      • Slums in Mumbai
    • Form + Structure
      • Irregular structure --> different length lines + stanzas
      • No rhyme + enjambment
      • Split into 2 parts --> Unstable
    • ?
      • Talks about slums in Mumbai
      • Bad conditions
    • Quotes
      • START
        • "Not enough straight lines"
        • "leans dangerously towards the miraculous"
      • MIDDLE
        • "living space"
        • "eggs in a wire basket"
      • END
        • "white.. dark edge"
        • "slanted universe"
        • "bright, thin walls of faith"
  • Building is ragged
  • long line hangs over the poem ---> unbalanced
  • miraculous --> shows hope
  • its not even a home because the conditions are so bad
  • fragile --> potential hope
  • hope --> white shows vulnerability
  • instability and world inequality
  • hope and fragility --> optimiostic

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