carol ann duffy and sheenagh pugh themes and connections

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  • THEME
    • Feminism and Female Experience
      • DUFFY- Standing Female Nude PUGH- Eva and the roofers
        • Connections: how women are perceived through the male eye
      • DUFFY- Oppenheims Cup and Saucer PUGH- The Haggard and the Falconer
        • Connections:Sexual pleasure from men is not needed here. BUT in Pugh's poem the woman wants male pleasure (is neglected). Duffy- women don't want it.
    • Relationships/Love/Sex
      • DUFFY- Who Loves You PUGH- Paradise for the Children
        • Connections: both show paternal love
      • DUFFY- Eley's Bullet PUGH- Delayed Reactions
        • Connections: Eley's Bullet shows ending of love/relationship and delayed reactions show falling in love
    • Language and Abuse of Language
      • DUFFY-Poet for our times PUGH- The ballade of Sexy Rexy
        • Connections- Language is no longer an art form/doesn't mean anything when used in the media.
      • DUFFY- Words, Wide Night              PUGH- Owl'sNight Thoughts
        • Connections- Both show language to create an idealised version of love or used to express love
    • Political and Social Issues
      • DUFFY- A healthy meal PUGH- Biology 3
        • Connections- both talk about exploitation of things i.e. nature and animals
      • DUFFY- Making Money PUGH- The Partner
        • Connections- lack of passion for occupation for diff. reasons and making money from passion
    • School, Childhood, and Youth
      • DUFFY- Originally PUGH- Intercity Lullaby
        • Connections- both show journey out of adolescence but Intercity is forced movement (no work) and Originally is due to parents moving
      • DUFFY- Mr's Tilcher's Class                PUGH- Sweet 18
        • Connections- both explore difficulties of growing up and the transition into adulthood
    • Imagination, Dreams, Fantasy
      • DUFFY- Dear Norman PUGH- Owl's Night Thoughts
        • Connections- Both imagined love/idealised
      • DUFFY- Liar PUGH- John Howard
        • Connections- both show desire to change their life. Liar- more exciting and JH- less exciting
    • Alienation, Isolation, Social Misfits
      • DUFFY- Education for Leisure PUGH- She was 19, she was bored
        • Connections- boredom/lack of ambition and education can lead to crime and society also rejects some people
      • DUFFY- Boy PUGH- Old Widowers
        • Connections- Isolation makes people vulnerable and reduces them to children
    • Nostalgia and Memory
      • DUFFY- Whoever She Was     PUGH- Sweet 18
        • Connections- looking back on gr
    • Violence and Death
      • DUFFY- Education for Leisure PUGH- She was 19, she was bored
        • Connections- boredom can lead or be the cause to violence
      • DUFFY- A Healthy Meal PUGH- Cameraman
        • Connections- Humans are ignorant to suffering or hardly witness the suffering they digest (food or camera documentary)
    • Created 'Personas'
      • DUFFY- Liar PUGH- John Howard
        • Connections- persona's created to make their life more/less exciting
      • DUFFY- Education for Leisure PUGH- I am Roerek
        • Connections- Created persona's that both show power or the strive or struggle for power
    • Men and Male attitudes
      • DUFFY- Boy PUGH- Old Widowers
        • Connections- men are emotionally dependent on women
      • DUFFY- Standing female nude PUGH- Eva and the Roofers
        • Connections- men can objectify women but in both positive and negative ways
    • Loss of Innocence
      • DUFFY- Lizzie, Six PUGH- What Christie Wrote
        • Connections- innocence lost due to adults and death
      • DUFFY- In Mr's Tilcher's Class PUGH- Sweet 18
        • Connections- Loss of innocence due to growing older
    • Desire
      • DUFFY- Standing Female Nude PUGH- Eva and the Roofers
        • Connections- desire is used to gain power
      • DUFFY- Oppenheim's Cup and Saucer PUGH- Sweet 18
        • Connections- destructive desire and reciprocate desire

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