Feminine Gospels by Carol Ann Duffy

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Diet
In this poem Duffy ridicules the contemporary obsession with women's weight and weight loss.
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The Women who shopped
Blew a lot of money on material possessions: Women have become so infatuated with shopping and material possessions for happiness she is starting to become into a material possession herself .
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Dreaming week
• Obsessed because she doesn't want to do anything but dream, not matter where she is
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The Virgin’s Memo
a woman’s representation of creation and their value in society
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White Writing
"White Writing" is an poem for a wedding between women which is haunted by its own
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Loud
Shows us a woman who has discovered she can talk, she can shout and can even be heard
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History
The cruel behaviour enters the woman's world from the outside.Her dreams are filled with depressing history of moments when evil has triumphed over good
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Beautiful
It provides the argument that the male fetish for these ideal beauties has led them to a shameful situation
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Tall
Feminine is isolated and ultimately eternal. Duffy's female character literally grows extremely tall. Duffy's character becomes isolated. Through describing a character who visually increases in size, we can infer Duffy's running symbol for upward so
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The Women who shopped

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Blew a lot of money on material possessions: Women have become so infatuated with shopping and material possessions for happiness she is starting to become into a material possession herself .

Card 3

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Dreaming week

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Card 4

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The Virgin’s Memo

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Card 5

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White Writing

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