Notes on 'Flag' by John Agard

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  • Created on: 05-01-12 16:58
  • The title "Flag" imeditately makes us think of patriotism.
  • 'What's that fluttering in a breeze?' a rhetorical question with direct adress - draws interest. 'fluttering is a playful verb with connotations of butterflies which suggest happyness. 
  • 'It's just a piece of cloth' suggests it's weak
  • 'that brings a naition to its knees.' an end-stopped line, suggesting people worsh the flag (reglious imagery…

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