English Lit - The Affliction of Margaret

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The Affliction of Margaret

Topic

  • This poem is about a woman is despair. Her son has left home and not kept in touch, she hasn't heard from him in seven years.
  • She doesn't mention a father and even states that she has no earthly friend.

Language

  • Many personal pronouns are used, which could suggest that she is thinking more about herself than her son.
  • The poet uses plain everyday language slightly archaic, to show that she is a plain every day simple woman, which suggests that this could happen to anyone - we are…

Comments

Lollypop

These are really good! Do you have the notes to all the key poems?

Joyanto Chanda

NOTHING ON STRUCTURE OF THE POEM THO??!! :(((

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