Just some annotations which have been colour coded. Also have suggested poems from the pre-1914 bank which could be compared in the exam.

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Havisham ­ Carol Ann Duffy
Oxymoron used a lot in the poem to emphasise her
two contrasting feelings. She is confused about her

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She hates the man for jilting her at the altar
and she blames him for her present condition.
However the reason why she is grieving so much in the
first place is because she really loves him and
consequently she finds it really difficult to accept the
Comparison to Pre-1914 poem(s)
`The Laboratory' by Robert Browning. They both
explore love and hate. Both speakers are madly in
love with men, and this has driven them to act
and think with hatred.…read more


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