- Created by: ZJordan
- Created on: 11-04-17 19:58
Manhunt - Simon Armitage
- A soldier who has returned from the war.
- His wife is looking at his scars
- He has both physical and mental scarring. (PTSD, Depression).
- Each stanza is two lines long - could show the wife tracing the scars, or the husbands marching at war.
- Theme - War, Relationships.
- Devises - 'B' and 'P' plosive, personification, enjambament, lexical feild.
- Female perspective.
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The Manhunt - Key Quotes
- 'Parachute silk of his punctured lung'
- 'Skirting along'
- 'After passionate nights and intimate days'
- 'Foetus of metal'
- 'Feel the hurt of his grazed heart'
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Sonnet 43 - Elizabeth Barret Browning
- A love poem written to Robbert Browning
- Robert Browning was a fan of Elizabeth's
- The poem is a response to him asking how much she loves him
- Starts with a rhetorical question
- 43rd sonnet the 1st could be the start of the relationship.
- Theme - Relationship, love
- Devices - Personification, enjambment, semantic field of religion
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Sonnet 43 - Key Quotes
- 'How do I love thee'
- 'I love thee freely'
- 'In my old griefs'
- 'With my lost saints'
- 'I shall love thee but better after death'
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London - William Blake
- During the industrial revolution.
- People become poor due to machines.
- Negative Opinion
- Population increase fewer jobs
- Young girls 15 become harlots
- Poets POV
- 4 lines per stanza
- 1+2+4 People, 3 Cause
- Devices - Enjambment, Repetition, imagery
- Theme - Power, Change, Confinement.
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London - Key Quotes
- 'I wander through each charter'd street'
- 'In every cry of man'
- 'In every' - repeated three times.
- 'Every blackening church appals'
- 'How the youthful harlot's curse'
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