Island Man Analysis

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This is very similar to my original cluster document, but as part of my revision I tend to go over things so this is just a rerun of this poem; the difference being i've added a table considering the tone, ideas, imagery etc. Enjoy, let me know what you think.

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Island Man

(for a Caribbean island man in London
who still wakes up to the sound of the sea)

Morning
and island man wakes up
to the sound of blue surf
in his head
the steady breaking and wombing

wild seabirds
and fishermen pushing out to sea
the sun surfacing…

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Grace Nichols

Themes Tone Punctuation Sound Imagery Ideas
Island People torn between 2 Slow, tired tone Lack of Sibilance sounds, Natural images It's possible to feel
Man cultures punctuation Rhyme is irregular become man at home in 2
allows the lines to give a natural made ones to places.
and…

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