Havisham

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What does the title reveal?
Unmarried surname, reveals her self-loathing and bitterness at being denied the epithet of Mrs and being forced to live the remainder of her life as a spinster
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What do the stanzas reveal in this poem?
The lack of rhyme and the presence of enjambment help creat a defined voice in the poem. However, enjambments usually create a natural, realistic speech pattern but in this case it has the opposite effect showing she is confused and in a trauma.
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Describe the narrators tone
Havisham's voice is choppy and stilted which emphasises the lack of order of her thoughts.
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"Beloved, sweetheart *******".... is and example of what?
Oxymoronic minor sentence. Repition of the plosive 'b' sound imitating that the word are being spat out showing bitterness.
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green pebbles for eyes, is an example of what?
metaphor
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The lack of rhyme and the presence of enjambment help creat a defined voice in the poem. However, enjambments usually create a natural, realistic speech pattern but in this case it has the opposite effect showing she is confused and in a trauma.

Back

What do the stanzas reveal in this poem?

Card 3

Front

Havisham's voice is choppy and stilted which emphasises the lack of order of her thoughts.

Back

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Card 4

Front

Oxymoronic minor sentence. Repition of the plosive 'b' sound imitating that the word are being spat out showing bitterness.

Back

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Card 5

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metaphor

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