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Limbo - Edward Kamau brathwaite

Form:

24 Stanzas

unusual And Irregular layout

Full Stop Shows Final Destination

Tone:

slave

First Person

Entrapment And imprisonment

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Limbo - Edward Kamau brathwaite

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Limbo - Edward Kamau brathwaite

Language Continued

Alliteration: "limbo, Limbo Like Me"

"Dark Deck"

Repetition: "me" First Person Tries To Make Us Feel Sympathy

"Limbo" Can Mean Dance, or Purgatory

"Stick" Beating Stick Or dancing Stick

"dark" Shows How Hard Their Lives Were

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Nothings Changed - Tatamkhulu Afrika

Form:

6 Stanzas

Cyclical

Circular structure

Tone:

Hard Hitting And Angry

Bitter On injustice

Autobiographical

First Person

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Nothings Changed - Tatamkhulu Afrika

Imagery:

Tactile: "small hard round stones Click under my heels"

Contrasting

Language

Repetition Alliteration

onomatopoeia simile

descriptive language emotive

Personal Poignant

Ugly

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Two scavengers In A Truck... - Lawernce Ferlinghet

Form

Shaped Like The waves Of democracy

5 Distinct Parts

Tone

Observant

Contemplative

Angry

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Nothings Changed - Tatamkhulu Afrika

Imagery:

Contrasting

Language

Lack of emotion

Visual + Descriptive Shows Contrast

repetition

Irony

metaphor

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island Man - Grace Nichols

Form

Almost Shaped,

Dream Like - No Punctuation

Irregular Structure

Tone

Changes- Joy - Resignation- despair

Imagery

colour

light

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island Man - Grace Nichols

Language

contrasting, positive and negative words

Dreamy repetition

Pathos Made up words

Personification

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Vultures - chinua Achebe

Form

4connective Sections

Free Verse

Tone

Contemplative

horrified, disgusted, angry, Hopeful

Imagery

Horrific Imagery

Visual imagery

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Vultures - chinua Achebe

Language

Poignant Informal

Symbolic adjectives

metaphor very little punctuation

personification juxtaposition

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What were They like - denise Levertov

Form:

Questions

Unusual Layout

Tone

Opening is conversational

2nd verse - more impassioned

Imagery

War

Nature

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What were They like - denise Levertov

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Night of The Scorpion - Nissim ezekiel

Form

Free Verse

First person

Sounds like a Speech

Tone

straightforward + Factual

revernt tone

Imagery

Religious

visual

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Night of The Scorpion - Nissim ezekiel

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Blessing - imatiaz Dharker

Form

4 stanzas of varying Length

Unstructured

Short lines - frantic rush

Tone

Changes Observant - frantic - sympathetic

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Blessing - imatiaz Dharker

Imagery

Light Imagery

religious, light V's dark

Language

descriptive puns

Short and long scentences use of comas

religious imagery similes

metaphors onomatopiea

alliteration Enjambment

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