Hawk roosting by ted Hughes

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What is this poem about ?
It is about a hawk ( metaphorically ) that is showing how one person or leader thinks they can control people and they have the right to kill or do as they please
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Where did ted Hughes serve for 2 years?
In the RAF
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How many stanzas are there ?
six
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How many lines are in each ?
four
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What is the form showing ?
strength and control
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What is the first and second stanza about ?
physical superioty
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What are some quotes that back this up?
"hooked head and hook fight" "i sit on top of the wood " "earth faces upwards for my inspection "
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What is the 3rd and 4th stanza about ?
His power
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What are some quotes that back this up ?
"i kill were i please because its all mine " "
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What are some quotes in the last stanza ?
" the sun is behind me "
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What are some violence semtic flieds?
"perfect kill and eat " "i kill" "allotment of death"
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What is a quote that show the hawk thinks he can kill who he pleases ?
"assert my rights "
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What are the themes ?
power , control , violence , human nature and leadership
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