English Literature: Carol Ann Duffy Who Loves You

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Who could poem be about?
Mother, lover, parent.
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What is message of the poem?
Stay safe
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"I worry about you travelling in those mystical machines"
"I worry" - concerned about them, "mystical machines" - alliteration, planes - flies planes
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"Breathe in and out and in and out easy"
Themselves and their loved one to remain calm
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"Your photograph is in the fridge"
Preserved - lasts longer
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"All the time people are burnt in the public places"
Literal/metaphorical - harmed
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"Rest where the cool trees drop to a gentle shade"
Wishful pathetic fallacy
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"Send me your voice, however it comes across oceans"
Let them know you're safe - however.
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"Nightly people end their lives in the shortcut"
Walk down an alley can kill
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"Walk in the light, steadily hurry towards me"
Stay safe
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"(Who loves you?)"
Rhetorical question - the effect on others.
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"Safety, safely, safe home"
Refrain/repetition x5, want their loved one to be safe - out of danger - carefully, think, builds to crescendo - more lines
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Card 2

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What is message of the poem?

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Stay safe

Card 3

Front

"I worry about you travelling in those mystical machines"

Back

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Card 4

Front

"Breathe in and out and in and out easy"

Back

Preview of the front of card 4

Card 5

Front

"Your photograph is in the fridge"

Back

Preview of the front of card 5
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