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At the Border 1979 Notes
About their homeland
First stage of exile
Refuge safe place
Migrant want to move
Stanza 1 Guard speaking
`Grabbed' quickly, in a hurry
Written from different perspectives
Stanza 2 girls
Stanza 3 sister
Border = rules and regulations `the border guard told her off'
Personal pronouns `my'
`We are going home' caesura, emotive picture
`Much...more...much' alliteration / exaggeration
`Comparing both sides of the border' comparing it in an adults view
`Chain' child's perspective
`Inspected' treated like criminals? Unwelcome
Muddy homeland is this better?
`Encompassed' - exaggeration
Surrounding is ambiguous