Pages in this set

Page 1

Preview of page 1
The Hunchback in the park [Dylan Thomas]

Structure and Form

Short lines
"A solitary mister" highlights the isolation of the hunchback

Stanza's 5+6 has no rhyme scheme; synchronises the "truant" boys going "wild"
Irregular rhyme reflects a lack of stability in the life of the Hunchback.

Lack of Punctuation…

Page 2

Preview of page 2
The birds have freedom of air and the water has freedom to travel-this contrasts with the
hunchback who is "chained" to his disability.

Bread and water were typically given to prisoners- it is no coincidence that the "locked" away
Hunchback is also treated as a prisoner by society.

The image…


No comments have yet been made

Similar English Literature resources:

See all English Literature resources »