Poetry AO5

First 5 are for Duffy

Next 4 are for Larkin

Last 10 for Rossetti

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Nissensohn
'life is easy to observe from the outside, but not so much from within'
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Preston
'love involves as much suffering as it does joy'
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Viner
'Duffy's poetry is filled with lost loves and yearning for the past'
3 of 19
Cash
'movement of time is responsible for radical change' and 'in need of comfort in a dark and potentially comfortless world'
4 of 19
O'Keefe
'a concern for the way language can alienate'
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Heaney
'neither cynicism nor despair...but a more crystalline reality'
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Cox
'exploits social remoteness bu adopting a position of insightful superiority over his subjects' and 'uses nature...to discuss how pointless everything is'
7 of 19
Motion
'Death...is an utterly comfortless blank' and 'Never achieves the complete calm success of love'
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Appleyard
'hopeless and inflexible pessimist'
9 of 19
Ruskin
'irregular measure...is the chief calamity of modern poetry'
10 of 19
Leith
'simplicity' and 'peculiar fantasia'
11 of 19
Roe
'deceptive simplicity'
12 of 19
Scholl
'the fallen or the forbidden'
13 of 19
Gilbert and Gunbar
'a singer of renunciation'
14 of 19
The Athenaeum
'The real nature out-of-doors'
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Norton
'an allegory against the pleasures of sinful love'
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Bocher
'Rossetti's love for God always trumps that of another Human'
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Stevenson
'the two sides to Rossetti...the sensuous and the ascetic'
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Sullivan
'ensnared by the fruitless cycles and self-contradictions of the natural world'
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'love involves as much suffering as it does joy'

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Preston

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'Duffy's poetry is filled with lost loves and yearning for the past'

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Card 4

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'movement of time is responsible for radical change' and 'in need of comfort in a dark and potentially comfortless world'

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Card 5

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'a concern for the way language can alienate'

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