What were they like? - Denise Levertov

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  • Created on: 17-05-11 21:49

What is 'What were they like about?'

It was written as a political protest against the Vietnam war. It imagines a futurewhere the Vietnamese people have been wiped out and no one can remember them.

It is a warning that genocide is wrong and suggests the ancient culture of Vietnam is a beautiful thing that should be respected.

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  • The Questions - Simple and unemotive, asking for factual answers, possibly only yes or no responses making you question whether they are really interested. The type of questions you would find in a


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