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  • Created by: Amy Green
  • Created on: 26-12-12 11:04
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  • Quickdraw
    • The whole poem is an extended metaphor
    • Words and phrases which suggest strong emotion
      • slung
        • Carry  something loosly and casually.
          • Verb
      • Groan
        • To make a long deep sound expressing pain, grief or disapproval
          • Verb
      • calamity
        • A disaster
          • Noun
      • concealed
        • This means that something is to kept hidden or to keep a secret
          • This could be  to keep hidden either their love for each-other or because he has a gun in his boot and he doesn't want the sheriff to find out.
        • Verb
      • fumble
        • to touch or handle something awkwardly
        • Verb
    • 4 stanzas
      • 2,3,4 all have enjambement
        • Enjambement is when the poem flows and runs as one long thing
          • Enjambement is also used to show a story.
        • From stanza 2 followed to stanza 3 there is enjambement
          • "Then blast me through the heart
            • This could suggest that the heart has been broken physically and emotionally. The heart is broken therefore the line is broken
          • Also stanza one followed to stanza 2 there is enjambement
            • "In my ear and hear me groan" and then stanza 2 "You've wounded  me"
        • Also stanza one followed to stanza 2 there is enjambement
          • "In my ear and hear me groan" and then stanza 2 "You've wounded  me"
    • Phone language
      • "Slung from the pockets of my hips
        • slung
          • Carry  something loosly and casually.
            • Verb
        • This would be the guns hanging down from his pockets
      • "You speak after the tone"
        • This could show that the person on the phone may be feeling guilty so they leave a message, and turn into a monster
      • "I show the mobile to the sheriff"
        • This could also be a metaphor to show that he is showing the gun to the sheriff
    • Western Language
      • "high noon, calamity, hard liquor"
        • calamity
          • A disaster
            • Noun
      • "Last chance salon"
        • Saloons situated near areas where alcohol was not easily obtainable
          • It was the last chance which people could drink before progressing on to an area where selling and drinking alcohol was illegal
      • "Sheriff"
        • The legal official to look after a county (acts as the police, they would sort any violence etc..)
      • "In my boot"
        • Normally western people such as cowboys wear boots this may be to show that they are tough because they are made with leather.
          • "In" Could show that there may be anything in the boot but in context this would be a gun
        • "In" Could show that there may be anything in the boot but in context this would be a gun
      • "Down on my knees"
        • In many film when a westerner has been shot they go down on their knees before falling to the floor, this is to show that they are being more dramatic with their death.
      • "Read the silver bullets of your kiss"
        • Metaphor to show that he is close to this girl.
        • Silver bullets are weak bullets this shows that he is weak for her
          • Metaphor to show that he is close to this girl.
    • Uses fighting language
    • Old fashioned language

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