English Literature - Poem 5 - Hour (Carol Ann Duffy)

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  • Created on: 01-03-15 17:49

Poem 5 - Hour (Carol Ann Duffy)


  • effect of violence
  • darkness beneath the surface
  • ambiguity

How is the poet structured and written?

It is written in a contemporary style of sonnet but is altered

It is written from a female perspective


'beggar' = negative, not in high society, homeless/on the street

'flowers' + 'wine' = romantic imagery

'coin' = payment or transaction

'had' = difficulty in getting together

'grass ditch…


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