Storm on the Island MILES

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  • 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


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