Love After Love

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  • Created on: 09-11-11 16:48

Love After Love- Derek Walcott

  • About how to love yourself after a break up or the loss of a partner
  • Short sentences- direct and formal
  • No structure- broken feeling, stanzas flow and merge
  • Gives commands (Imperatives)- assertive, take control
  • 1. "Time will come"- will heal but not immediate. Biblical images run through, verse "there's a time to". Jesus' most important commandment was to love yourself as your neighbour
  • 3. "You will greet yourself arriving" -2ndperson-speaks directly to engage. Image of hospitality-kind
  • 4. "Own


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