Hunting Snake- Judith Wright

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STANZA 1: 

'season's grace' - sibilance sounds like a snake. plays on the readers aural senses

'great black snake' - 'great' implies admiration and respect

'froze half through a pace'- cold imagery contrasted to the previous 'sun warmed' 

STANZA 2:

'He quested' - mission orientated makes the snake appear ominous 

'parted grass' - the grass moves aside for the snake, it is significant and important, treated like royalty

'We lost breathe' - role reversal of the

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