Rapture (Carol Ann Duffy) complete mindmap

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  • Rapture
    • Context  (AO4)
      • Carol Ann Duffy
        • Poet Laureate
        • Lesbian
        • Born in 1955 (modern writing)
      • Modern, easily accessible
    • Recurring images
      • Pastoral imagery
        • Forest
        • Flowers
        • River/ water
      • The moon
        • Female  sexuality
      • Undressing
        • Sexual imagery
          • Masturbatory (River)
          • physical body parts (corporal images)
          • Completely intoxicating
      • Pathetic fallacy
      • The idea that love is uncontrollably linked to nature
        • Perhaps to justify her 'unnatural' relationship?
          • Use of the  second person
            • Addresses the reader as the lover
            • Allows the lover to remain genderless
            • Important to notice when it's not, eg The Lovers (3rd person)
      • Religious images
      • Sexual imagery
        • Masturbatory (River)
        • physical body parts (corporal images)
        • Completely intoxicating
      • Death
    • Use of the  second person
      • Addresses the reader as the lover
      • Allows the lover to remain genderless
      • Important to notice when it's not, eg The Lovers (3rd person)

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