-4 stanzas of varying lengths
-verse is quite irregular, perhaps reflecting how relationships can be awkward and vary lots
-lots of colours mentioned - jacket is 'canary yellow', child sees red and blue murder is threatened. These are all primary colours, perhaps suggesting the child's memories are very vivid
-'model of a model of a mother'-does this mean in a pefect sense? Or perhaps she's a typical mothers (as if she's been produced in a factory) or is it sarcastic?
-'Think, two things on their own and both at once '-command, tells us the poem will require thought, shows us that the trust exercise and row over the jacket, although different, can be linked. We…