Poetry revision

  • Created by: han_19
  • Created on: 29-01-19 16:37
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  • Poppies
    • 'Yellow bias binding'
      • Metaphor for the compulsory requirements to fight, being 'bound' by the laws of the country to make a sacrifice
        • blinded by patriotism
          • Mental barrier between mother and son
            • Untitled
        • 'yellow' has connotation of cowardice and happiness
        • An element of light she carries with her
    • 'Eskimos....when you were little.'
      • When people rub noses together- lips aren't usually exposed
        • Cold kiss?
      • caesura- chocking back tears
    • 'a single dove flew from the pear tree'
      • Symbol of peace and silence
        • 'reaching the top of the hill'
          • Her mental journey (of discovery) of mourning and recovery
            • Strenuous efforts to wish him back but is now at terms with it
              • the dove a metaphor for the mother, her fear and grief
                • she feels vulnerbale
      • Isolation?
      • 'pear' bestows wisdom and health
        • Symbol of affection and sweetness
  • Semantic field of words to suggest injury
  • Shows her anger and sensitivity
    • Sweet and reminiscent childhood, tenderness is constantly being broken up by words suggesting injury- plosives
      • When people rub noses together- lips aren't usually exposed
        • Cold kiss?

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