Perhaps - Vera Brittain

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  • Perhaps - Vera Brittain
    • 5 stanzas of regular length and rhyme scheme - shows how things keep going
    • Based around 4 seasons - nature and time continue on despite the war and loss
    • "golden meadows"
      • Strong image
      • Treasure
      • Precious
      • New life and freshness
    • Winter described painfully
      • "You"
        • Generic
        • Capitalised
          • Highlights the importance of the man she has lost - glorifying him
    • "Perhaps"
      • Repetition until 5th and last stanza making it striking
        • "But"
          • Tone changes/shifts to miserable through connective
          • Realisation - he isn't coming back
    • "Was broken, long ago"
      • Her heart is broken
      • Caesura
      • Dramatic pause
        • Shows the extent of her loss

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