GCSE AQA English Literature Poetry: Brendon Gallacher

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'His father was in prison; he was a cat burglar'
Caesura
1 of 15
'my'
Possessive
2 of 15
Spoken quality
Enjambment / 1st person
3 of 15
'A wee holiday'
Scottish dialect word / Poor
4 of 15
'Some place far.'
Short sentence / Emphasis
5 of 15
'daddy'
Childish
6 of 15
'burn'
Scottish dialect word for river
7 of 15
'it was pouring'
Pathetic fallacy
8 of 15
'Didn't you say his address was 24 Novar?'
Rhetorical question / second person
9 of 15
'his impish grin'
Childhood imagery
10 of 15
'funny, flapping ear'
Fricative alliteration
11 of 15
'Oh Brendon'
Caesura / Emphasis
12 of 15
Structure
Disorganised structure / rhythm - possibly links to a disorganised life
13 of 15
Elegy
A mournful or sombre rememberance of the dead
14 of 15
Rhyme
If read in a Scottish accent
15 of 15

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Possessive

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'my'

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Enjambment / 1st person

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Card 4

Front

Scottish dialect word / Poor

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Card 5

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Short sentence / Emphasis

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