Flashcards in Poetry revision Deck (22):
Porphyria' Lover- conflict. What does the poet say about God? When is this said?
'and yet God has not said a word' - final verse, final line
Porphyria' Lover- conflict. Describe the winds?
Porphyria' Lover- Conflict. What does the speaker say about the pain she felt?
'no pain felt she; I am quite sure she felt no pain'
Porphyria's Lover- Conflict. In what quote shows how many times the speaker wrapped Porphyria's hair around her neck?
'three times her little throat around'
sonnet29:'I think of thee!'- romantic love. What does the poets thoughts do?
'My thoughts do twine and bud'
Sonnet29:'I think of thee!'-romantic love. In what quote are vines talked about?
Who does the tree represent?
'wild vines about a tree'
Tree represents Robert Browning
Sonnet29:'i think of thee!'-romantic love. What quote has the technique of the list?
'burst shattered, everywhere!'
Letters From Yorkshire-romantic love. What does Maura say about headlines?
'My heartful of headlines'
Letters from Yorkshire- romantic love. What is said about the poet's screen?
'feeding words onto a blank screen'
Letters from Yorkshire- romantic love. What is said about the souls and messages?
'Our souls tap out messages across the icy miles'
love's philosophy-romantic love. What is said about the fountains and river?
'The fountains mingle with the river'
Love's Philosophy-romantic love. What is the quote about moonbeams?
'moonbeams kiss the sea'
Love's Philosophy- romantic love. What does Percy question about kissings?
'What are all these kissings worth...'
Singh Song!- happiness. How does the poet introduce the wife?
'cos up di stairs is my newly bride'
Sing Song!- happiness. what does the shop keeper say about the moon to his wife after she asks the price of it?
'It's priceless baby'
Singh Song!- happiness. What else does the poet talk about when referring to 'brightey'?
Before You Were Mine- parent/child love. What does the Carol Ann Duffy remember about red heels?
'my hands in those high-heeled red shoes'
Before You Were Mine- parent/child love. What is said about dancing with her mother? (in italics)
'cha cha cha! You'd teach me the steps on the way home from mass'
Before You Were Mine-parent/child love. What famous name is used in the poem to deceive the mother in one sentence?
Mother Any Distance-Parent/child love. What is the quote that describes the mother and child?
Mother Any Distance- Parent/child love. What quote is said about the measuring tape?
'you at the zero end'