Brendon Gallacher

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  • Created by: Toby
  • Created on: 18-12-11 15:09

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Brendon Gallacher

  • Form: has a regular rhyme scheme, uses Brendon's name as a song like refrain - make the poem seem childlike
  • Structure: describes the events in order, saving the fact he is not real till the end, letting the reader share her fantasy with her
  • Childish Langauge: some language and images in the poem are quite childish - shows the narrator is talking about her past - helps the reader visualise her childhood
  • Regional Language: she uses scottish words and dialect and creates a clear sense of place - makes it more presonal to her
  • Direct Conversation: intoduces other voices to the poem, makes her account of her chilhood seem more realistic
  • Love: the relationship between her and her imaginary friend is loving and affectionate
  • Sadness: she grieves when she has to admit Brendon is not real
  • Possesiveness: she refers to him as "my" which suggests she feels protective over him
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