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Repeated throughout the poem by the second stanza it becomes ionic as we know that this is not just
a piece of cloth and is much more
Indicates the power of the flag it can bring a whole country to its knees shows obedience,
submission, respect and conquest
Starts with a question - interrogative. The first stanza has a full rhyme.…read more

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The questioner wants a flag he has been blinded by the power he will have with one. People lose all
moral sense. The answer shows flags are easily possessed and common. The change in rhyme ­
rhyming couplet. It is done to give power
Visual look at the lines reminds us of a flag. The structure is rigid and this restricts thought so reader is
always focused on flags. Chang in lines make you focus on the length of the poem.…read more


Paul Dutton

A really well annotated resource. Lots of useful information and analysis.


thanks love you Sam Sam xxxxxx

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