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  • The Poem The Nettles Poem

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    Nettles This poem is an account of the day the poet’s son got stung when he fell into a bed of nettles and his reaction to that. It shows the poets paternal instincts and his sense of duty to protect his young son. This poem is a singular paragraph, flowing organically and its lack of punctuation and multiple run on sentences which show us that’s it's the poets chain of thoughts. At the first glance, the poem seems simple, however as you analyze it many of its layers are uncovered. The

  • Nettle Analysis

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    when thought over thoroughly, stinging nettle came to mind. One does not necessarily think of beauty, softness or practicality when they think of stinging nettle, and yet there is so much more to this prickly plant that meets the eye. Like me, this complex plant has characteristics that people may be

  • Benefits Of Turmeric Tea

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    Turmeric Tea Turmeric is a popular spice in Asian countries, including India, where it is used as a coloring agent in a variety of curries and soups. It is also a common ingredient in the Western world and large amounts of it can be found in mustard, though not many people realize it. Turmeric has far-reaching health benefits; unfortunately, they are often outweighed by the toxic ingredients with which the spice is usually mixed. If you want to get the health benefits of turmeric without having

  • Analysis Of Nettles The Poem ' Nettles '

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    Both Manhunt and nettles use war imagery to show the emotions of the speaker. In Nettles the poet uses imagery to express how angry he feels towards the nettles. He refers to it as “green spears” and “regiment of spite” which suggests that the nettles are like a rival army/enemy. This shows the battles the father has to go through to protect his son and like being in the army he would have to fight his way through to help his son out. A “spear” is used to defend oneself which reflects the speakers

  • Short Story Essay

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    The three children got through the nettle patch and they sat down on the boulders bordering the river, which was now starting to break its banks. They searched around for dock leaves to soften the intense pain of the nettle stings. When they eventually found them they returned to the boulders and tended to their burning limbs. When they could no longer feel the stings

  • Surgical Masks: A Short Story

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    to fight for my life, just like I promised my mother. In the b.g. in the movie it is heard that the wrestling bell rings and the crowd cheers. INT. HOSPITAL BEDROOM - DAY Dr. Nettle injects a needle into Morris’s skull. DR. NETTLE This is just an anesthetic. You will feel slight discomfort. Caroline helps Dr. Nettle put the halo vest on Morris’s

  • Poem Nettles

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    When analysing poems 'Netttles ' and 'born yesterday ', both are similar in how they show a parents love and responsibility for a child. While 'Nettles ' highlights the anxieties that a parent has for their child, the latter deals with the hopes a parent can wish upon their child. Both use various language techniques and structure to convey how parents can have different ways of expressing their relationship and love for a child. Born yesterday depicts this love for a newborn baby, but this poem

  • Nettle: A Short Story

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    may have on fate and life’s destinations; very few can see their life’s path unfolding before them, and Nettle was blissfully unaware of the significance of that evening. The traders had lingered on the grassy outskirts of her village for three days, picking through the orphaned street rats and broods of rowdy brats, the dusty roads and overfilled homes their wholesale marketplace. Still, Nettle felt no fear. Her siblings, three-year-old twins Sage and Basil, were safe upon a rooftop, and they had

  • Creative Story : A Short Story

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    the top of the thick stone wall and dropped onto the other side, landing in a thick patch of nettles. “Great,” he muttered. “Thanks for that.” Callum jumped out of the nettles and sat in the damp grass, already knowing that some of those leaves had found the small tear just above his knee. He wrapped his arms around his shaking legs. What a totally crappy way to end this already memorable day. The nettle sting would soon go but the hurt caused by those kids would last so much longer. Not only had

  • Nettles: Poetry and Son

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    Nettles by Vernon Scannell The poem ‘Nettles’ by Vernon Scannell revolves around a father’s perspective on an accident involving his son, through which the poet explores a father-son relationship, wherein the father tries to protect his son from the various difficulties in life. However, despite his efforts to shield his son from these problems, they will be a constant threat in life. The boy here is a metaphor for the army, with the nettles being an extended metaphor of recurring war. The combined