The Captain of the 1964 Top of the Form Team

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  • The Captain of the 1964 Top of the Form Team
    • Themes
      • Nostalgia
        • JOurney of adolecent to adulthood. how the quiz meant so much, hes longing to be quized just like heused to be.
      • Longing for the past
        • 'I want it back.' The declarative suggests the importance felt of the past. The reminissance of the good days and how adulthood isnt treatin him well
      • Time
        • Time, in the personas childooh is resented through fact. Not only does this show the intelligence and facts the person was previously asked but reinforces the exact date, '1964'
        • TIme can never be gained again, the person is reminded as time passes he becomes more worthless. perhaps just like the facts, and new music emerges the past ones become irrelevnt
        • Time effects perspective
    • Poem is a dramatic monologue
      • EMphasises the easiness and natural flow of facts being able to recall.
  • Poem is a dramatic monologue
    • EMphasises the easiness and natural flow of facts being able to recall.
  • Lexis and Semantics
    • 'How many flourins in a pound?
      • Metaphorically Duffy ends with the rhetorical question to show the change. literally the currentcey but it is symbolic of the personas life. What was relevant in his childhood is meaningless now
    • The Captain of the 1964 Top of the Form Team
      • Themes
        • Nostalgia
          • JOurney of adolecent to adulthood. how the quiz meant so much, hes longing to be quized just like heused to be.
        • Longing for the past
          • 'I want it back.' The declarative suggests the importance felt of the past. The reminissance of the good days and how adulthood isnt treatin him well
        • Time
          • Time, in the personas childooh is resented through fact. Not only does this show the intelligence and facts the person was previously asked but reinforces the exact date, '1964'
          • TIme can never be gained again, the person is reminded as time passes he becomes more worthless. perhaps just like the facts, and new music emerges the past ones become irrelevnt
          • Time effects perspective
  • Context - POem is set in the 60's, the persona is a man who has never gotton over the dissapointment of growing up.. Past tense is used to represent the collection of memories.

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