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The Horse Whisperer [Andrew Forster]
Structure and Form

1st person narrative
Reader sympathises with the Whisperer b/c of the close and intimate relationship
Perhaps he is whispering to us?

Enjambment e.g. "-no longer" + "-no more"
Places emphasis on the short phrases
Reiterates that his days are numbered

Free verse…

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Themes

Loss of a person's role; the change hasn't been entirely beneficial
Loss of humanity's link to nature
Difference; his work with the horses is unconventional which makes him more susceptible to
society's absurd claims of witchcraft

Comparison

Medusa
Revenge for betrayal
Focus on physicality
Magic

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