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1

What are the key language points in 'A Poison tree'?

Extended metaphor and personified anger

First person narration

Simple language contrasts with complex nature of mankind

2

What are the key language points in 'The Destruction of Sennacherib'?

Animal and violent imagery
Third person narration

3

What are the key language points in 'The Prelude'?

Personification of nature
Nature and gothic imagery

4

What are the key language points in 'The Man He Killed'?

Simple language contrasted with serious message
Anonymous nature of 'man' = universal
Juxtaposition (between stanzas)

5

What are the key language points in 'Cousin Kate'?

Monologue / narrative poem
Pastoral language/imagery
Images of freedom

6

What are the key language points in 'Half-Caste'?

Mixture of standard and non standard English (not conforming to one culture)

Humour

Personification and accent

7

What are the key language points in 'Exposure'?

Inclusive language 'we' to show suffering of a group

Weather imagery(personified as the enemy)

8

What are the key language points in 'The Charge of the Light Brigade'?

Repetition highlights the relentless nature of the charge

Glorious and graphic language of war

Methaphorical images of death and suffering

9

What are the key language points in 'Catrin'?

Title is universal

Imagery of birth pain and growing up

Simple language shows simplicity of mother daughter bond

10

What are the key language points in 'War Photographer'?

Metaphorical language

Personal voice

Juxtaposition between two ways of life

11

What are the key language points in 'Belfast Confetti'?

Extended metaphor for conflict = broken communication.

Personification/metaphors/ rhetorical question highlights confusion

12

What are the key language points in 'The Class Game'?

Colloquial language
Humour
Monologue- people who judge her not given a voice

13

What are the key language points in 'Poppies'?

Strong detailed images of love and sadness
Metaphor for freedom
Clothing imagery (identity, warmth)

14

What are the key language points in 'No Problem'?

Phonetic spelling to reflect accent

Non standard English = not conforming to one language

Humour

15

What are the key language points in 'What Were They Like'?

All in past tense until last like to heighten power of poets message

Metaphor for blunt shocking images of war

two voices but detached tone