- Created by: fyfejacob
- Created on: 12-02-20 16:59
Storm on the Island miles
Meaning: The poem is about the power of nature against a single island and also refers to the politcal unrest in Belfast (Stormont). This extended metaphor is hidden in many parts of the poem including the title.
Imagery: The storm is presented as a thing that was once docile and understood. "Spits like a tame cat turned savage." The poem describes the destruction of the man made things "pummels your house too." Shows the power of nature over man made creations.
Language: There is a conversational tone that makes the writer seem strangely…