The speaker is most likely a young person who has had to drop out of school to face unemployment. As an explanation of how criminal violence happens, the poem is clear enough and quite convincing. It is a well written poem, with references to shakespeare. The structure of the poem is monotonous to convey the monotony of the characters life but also the simplicity of their mind. She knows that they expect her to cry and rush to church to pray for their sins; instead she is in the laboratory planning her revenge.
It is a transition between killing animals and human beings. In 'Valentine ' Duffy introduces the reader to her own symbol of love, the onion, which is unusual because the onion is a very tremble… 2591 Words 11 Pages Poetry is a way of confronting experiences and the issues it raises for the living. In fact, he describes describes his emotions and mood not ust an ordinary day. Breath out talent talent cannot be breathed out breath compared to air. There is nothing left to kill.
It is an ordinary day, a sort of grey with boredom stirring in the streets. Carol Anne Duffy was a Brilliant poet of the eighties and nineties!! There is nothing left to kill. Also the idea that he lives away from the town links into him feeling lonely and neglected. But this does suggest that perhaps the poet has written the poem to represent both male and female; a motiveless, sexless, faceless assassin. Their needs should be demandedmet, either for food, or caring or other things.
I have had enough of being ignored and today I am going to play God. I pour the goldfish down the bog. I breathe out talent on the glass to write my name. It was in another language and now the fly is in another language. There is nothing left to kill. All four killers have the power to kill, this is what motivates them to do the murder.
It uses the metaphorical lens of a camera to create an opinion about war and the role of media is reporting it humanely. I breathe out talent on the glass to write my name. A baby considers the person who offers satisfies them this need… 840 Words 4 Pages The poem ' In Mrs Tilscher's Class' written by Carol Ann Duffy, is written in free verse and includes four stanzas. The cat knows I am a genius, and has hidden itself. There is nothing left to kill.
We did that at school. The touch of the arm could be killing someone or a cry for help. Once a fortnight, I walk the two miles into town for signing on. The use of the five senses… 923 Words 4 Pages Medusa by Carol Ann Duffy The poem Medusa explores the theme of jealousy and anger; the poet illustrates this using the extended metaphor of a Greek mythological creature Medusa, whose story describes her as a beautiful maiden that is turned into a hideous creature after being raped by Poseidon. Notion of past being intimately associated with place, and that adulthood is a journey away from it. I have had enough of being ignored and today I am going to play God. At my school, most teachers are all about getting the students through exams, about how it's our responsibility to study, however they have no interest in teaching us everything that should be taught within the subject, rather only the topics we will need to know for our exams.
Despite what has been stated earlier there is also no reference to the sex of the speaker conveying how the speaker could be anyone and how Thatchers policies were not discriminatory, affecting all sexes and ages. I consider it to be one of the best poems I've ever studied or read. This person, like all of us, wants to be heard, to be listened to. The poem has five stan'as. It's still a fascinating poem to study. The poet has written this poem as a dramatic monologue where she criticizes the lack of opportunity for youths. The speaker is extremely bitter about not having understood things at school, and perhaps not being given enough attention or time to improve himself.
It is an ordinary day, a sort of grey with boredom stirring in the streets. I have had enough of being ignored and today I am going to play God. I have had enough of being ignored and today I am going to play God. However I too can't believe they banned this poem from the syllabus - I mean, it's awesome! There is also a pre-reading activity at the start of the PowerPoint using a YouTube clip that gets pupils to imagine they are tasked with determining why the speaker has turned out the way they have. It was in another language and now the fly is in another language. All I know is that it fascinated us as a class, and even the most reluctant student in the class was suddenly interested in Shakespeare.
A squash a fly against the window with my thumb. And my class was not the easiest to handle. I can't say I'm a massive fan of most of Duffy's work but I think here her style really shines. It is unclear to the reader whether the poem is based on a specific person, but Duffy portrays a character we may recognize from fiction and from real-life reports. The poem is almost a cautionary tale; revealing the consequences of those who have nothing to do, and who tire of waiting for other people to give them a living or some kind of recognition, that they have not earned. Our teacher taught it to us anyway - she thought it was a great poem and so do we. The PowerPoint annotates the poem fully and then looks at the themes in the poem using questions that can be done individually, in groups or in a carousel.