Nothing's Changed - Tatamkhulu Afrika

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  • Created by: Lihanam
  • Created on: 17-05-11 19:21

What is 'Nothings Changed' about?

Despite apartheid being abolished in South Africa (Cape Town's District Six), prejudice, racism and subtle segregation still exists. The poet is angry that nothing's changed

Techniques used

  • Onomatopoeia - 'click' -harsh consonant sounds, 'thrust' - suggests force so somthing is resisting his presence.
  • Alliteration - harsh 'c' represents his footsteps, 'flaring like a flag' shows he wants to reveal his anger. 
  • Repetition - 'and' builds up tension.
  • Pun - 'whites only inn…


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