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Queen Kong By Carol Ann Duffy

Queen Kong, in relation to the monstrous gorilla King Kong is a somewhat peculiar character that thinks of herself as a human being. Although she is an enormous, terrifying animal, she shows love, affection and passion for a male human. Her devoted nature is a complete contrast to her appearance. Her temperament is undeniably opposite…

Carol Ann Duffy – Psychopath and Poet

Carol Ann Duffy presents to the reader through her poetry many views she has on society. Her recent poetry portrays her views on the treatment of females and how in the past they have not been given true status in society. Duffy is a strong feminist and I think that the fact that she was…

My analysis of Duffy’s Rapture

Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Rapture’ is a collection of poems, which express different views of love. Each of the poems have different meanings and are carefully constructed by the poet. She uses different themes in her poetry such as tea and grief, to illustrate Carol Ann Duffy’s point that many objects can be linked with love….

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War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy and Dulce et decorum est by Wilfred Owen

Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen. Today I’m going to focus mainly on two poems, War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy and Dulce et decorum est by Wilfred Owen respectively. Both of them are war poems but are written from different perspectives. War Photographer is from the point of view of a war photographer and Dulce…

Analysis of Carol Ann Duffy’

The title of this poem is “$” and is part of Carol Ann Duffy’s fisrt collection, Standing Female Nude which was released in 1985. The title gives no hint about what the poem may be about, except for the fact that it is about money, and in particular, American money. Instead of writing the word…

Night Patrol by Alan Ross, War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy and Dulce et Decorum Est by Wilfred Owen

All of these poems are about the effects of war, and how people feel about it. `Night Patrol` by Alan Ross. This is about a soldier that goes out on a night patrol, he is on a boat that leaves port at last light, and returns to the port at dawn. It shows the daily…

Discuss how Carol Ann Duffy and Sheenagh Pugh explore

The concept of ‘journey’ is one which pervades much of both Carol Ann Duffy’s and Sheenagh Pugh’s poetry, in literal and allegorical terms. Various devices and imagery are used in order to convey this concept, having varying effects on the reader, which will be analysed in the subsequent paragraphs. The theme of travelling is present in…

Duffy- Feminist Propaganda?

Propaganda is a message purposefully written to influence opinions, causing the viewer to agree with the message writer’s point of view. These are often written in a misleading manner with equivocations. However in ‘The World’s Wife’ many of the poems see women in a negative point of view and many of the women described in…

Duffy depicts women as victims in the worlds wife

The Worlds Wife by Carol Ann Duffy depicts women as victims’ Analyse three poems showing how far you agree with this statement. The Worlds Wife explores Duffy’s strong and, at times, controversial views on the women who have been traditionally overshadowed by their husbands. Duffy deliberately chooses to study women who are ignored or despised…

The Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy is a poet who characterizes her written poetry through carefully channelled dramatic monologues. Through her work, many themes and issues are explored, including that of loss, love, adolescence, change and being misplaced. Her propositions in this poetry are not to create a mystique or confusion, but to communicate through the usage of…

Write about Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Head of English’

How do poets create the illusion of the speaking voice? Write about Carol Ann Duffy’s ‘Head of English’ and one other poem from section one. In your answer show how language is used in both poems to convey attitudes and values. ‘Head of English’ by Carol Ann Duffy explores the idea of stereotypical teachers and…

Carol Ann Duffy – Childhood and Youth

Carol Ann Duffy has portrayed her views on childhood and youth in various ways in the three poems, “Mrs Tilscher’s Class, “Education for Leisure” and “Comprehensive” Duffy has written about her own personal experiences but has inverted the poems to address the audience as many readers from the same decade would have experienced the same…

Writer: Carol Ann Duffy

The original story of Beauty and the Beast, teaches its young audience not to judge people by their appearances. Despite how a person may look on the outside, beauty comes from within. Carol Ann Duffy’s dramatic monologue, ‘Mrs Beast’ is a complete contrast to the original fairytale. The Beast in the original is misunderstood but…

Compare the different memories o f childhood presented in “Mid Term Break” and “In Mrs Tilschers Class”

Carol Ann Duffy was a Scottish poet who wrote ‘In Mrs Tilschers Class’. This poem reminds me of my last days in the last year of primary school which is interesting and makes me have a positive effect to it. Seamus Heaney was a Northern Irish poet who wrote ‘Mid Term Break’ however this title…

How do the poems ‘Havisham’, ‘The Sisters’ and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’ present the theme of madness

‘Havisham’ by Carol Anne Duffy, ‘The Sisters’ by Alfred Lord Tennyson and ‘Porphyria’s Lover’ by Robert Browning, are all studies of madness. Within each poem the main theme is presented in different ways such as using dramatic monologue, free verse and satire. Through examining poetic techniques and devices closely, I will identify the ways in…

Compare ‘Education for Leisure’ by Carol Ann Duffy with Armitage’s ‘Hitcher’

Browning’s poems ‘My Last Duchess’ and ‘The Laboratory’ both deal with jealous killers. I will examine the characters in both of these poems and note the similarities and differences between them. Duffy’s ‘Education for Leisure’ and Armitage’s ‘Hitcher’ both have people who are driven to kill because of boredom. I will also look closely at…

“My Box” and “Valentine”

‘ My Box’ by Gillian Clarke is a poem about a box a lover produces himself for his lover. The box symbolises the couple’s relationship and memories – as “in my box are twelve black books, where I have written down how we have sanded, oiled and planed…” The box symbolises the memories and the…

What ideas on materialism emerge from Mrs Faust

Mrs. Faust and how do these coincide with other poems in The World’s Wife? Carol Ann Duffy provides a voice to characters from history and myth that have never previously been featured. In Mrs. Faust she provides the point of view of the wife when In the original stories the story was always told from…

Poems – Love and Relationships

When We Two Parted – Summary About a betrayal from a passed lover, however, their relationship was a secret When We Two Parted – Context *Lord Byron (1788 – 1824)* > Romantic poet > Thought to be about his affair with Lady Webster – doesn’t mention her name > Broke off affair to save her…

Literature

This work contains a simile comparing the builders of a city to bees, and one character in this work is thrown across a river while tied to a spear; that character is Camilla. Aeneid This work describes how Sinon convinces the Greeks to accept the Trojan Horse. This work opens “I sing of arms and…

Compare the ways Duffy and Armitage present anti-social behaviour in Education for Leisure and Hitcher

In ‘Education for Leisure’, written by Carol Ann Duffy, the reader gets the impression the person in the poem is disturbed. They go on a killing spree, starting with whatever they can find, after “there is nothing left to kill” they get a knife and go outside, however the reader does not know what happens…

Stealing- Carol Ann Duffy

“Show how the poet explores the themes of Isolation and loneliness, and to what extent your appreciation of the theme was deepened by the poet’s treatment? ” Stealing is one of the many Carol Ann Duffy poems in which the themes of isolation and loneliness are explored. The poem is about a person who has…

Contrast in Emotional Effect in the Poems Remember by Christina Rosetti and the Poem War Photographer by Carol Ann Duffy

In the poems Remember by Christina Rosetti and the poem War photographer by Carol Ann Duffy the theme of death is explored and received both warmly and sadly which creates a wonderful contrast between the positive and negative prospect of it. The poems are touching as they both release a feeling of sorrowful sensation suggesting…

How is imagery portrayed in one peom by armitage and one other poem

The poem ‘Kid’ by Simon Armitage is written in quite a humorous fashion. The rhyme used in the poem is a double rhyme, which most of the rhymes ending with ‘er’, which suggests to a reader that the poem is supposed to be a light load and entertaining piece of writing hence it shouldn’t be…

With reference to language, structure and poetic devices

In this essay, I will be analysing murder, revenge and violence in “Salome” by Carol Ann Duffy and “The Laboratory” by Robert Browning. I will be referring to both the poems, focusing on language, structure and poetic devices. The Biblical version of ‘Salome’ was set in the Kings Chambers. It took place around AD 30….

English Literature Love Through The Ages Quote Bank

Family Love Prose “All these young souls were passengers in the Durbeyfield Ship- entirely dependent on the judgement of those two adults for their existence”-Tess, 19th “Tomorrow I will do something that will damage and scar them” “Our last evening as an innocent, complete, ideal family”- Intimacy, Hanish Kureishi, PM “I’m not going to have…

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