Discuss How Carol Ann Duffy Makes Effective Use Of Metaphor. In ‘Valentine’, Carol Ann Duffy uses metaphors to illustrate and attempt to explain the complex subject of love. ‘Valentine’ is a very poignant, meaningful poem which is on a very personal level with C.A.D. It seems as if she is drawing on personal experiences. The general tone of the poem appears to be one of bitterness and resentment. Forceful comments such as, ‘…Here..’ and ‘…Take it…’ suggest that she still holds hidden
The poem In Mrs. Tilscher's Class' written by Carol Ann Duffy, is written in free verses and includes four stanzas. The poem illustrates the perspective of a carefree, innocent and happy young girl going through the first stages of life, primary to high school. The poem examines the rites of passage and the change that is taken place between childhood and adolescence. This essay will outline the areas in which Duffy uses different literary terms to define the theme of growing up. The first two
The poem ' In Mrs Tilscher's Class' written by Carol Ann Duffy, is written in free verse and includes four stanzas. The poem consists of metaphors, similies and the five senses. This essay will outline the areas in which Duffy uses diffrent literary terms to define the theme of growing up. The first two stanzas have a joyful tone as Duffy remembers her cherished childhood memories. The atmosphere of the classroom is full of excitement as the children learn new things. The use of the five senses
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