Island Man - Grace Nichols

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  • Created on: 17-05-11 19:30

What is 'Island Man' about?

 A man who lives in England and wishes he was back in the Caribbean where he originates from. Explores a clash of cultures

Techniques used

  • Colour Imagery - Bright colours are associated with the Caribbean 'blue, emerald' whereas London is 'grey' and 'metallic'
  • Alliteration - 'sun surfacing', 'sound of surf' a soft, positive sound almost like waves.
  • Repetition - 'groggily, groggily' and 'muffling, muffling' imitates the feeling and action and how the man is still half asleep
  • Made up words - 'wombing'


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