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Analysis of Quickdraw




Carol Anne Duffy's poem `Quickdraw' is about a couple that seem close to breaking up.
A quickdraw is a shootout in the western films. In this poem, Duffy uses that as a
metaphor to portray the couple shooting cold, harsh words at each other over the phone.…

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In the final stanza, the narrator is in an extremely weak state, you can see she is in
pain as she drops to the ground. "Down on my knees, I fumble for the phone, read the
silver bullets of your kiss." "Kiss" suggests that the narrator's lover sent her a…

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