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  • duffy

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    achievements throughout history. Duffy uses the issue of women as the central theme in her poem. She shows women gaining independence from adolescence, leaving home and exploring the world and facing dangers of varying degrees. They are often mistreated, misunderstood and treated unequally. ‘At childhood’s end’ is the first line in the poem this suggest the transformation of a girl from the outset. Childhood has been deserted: there is no sense of nostalgia. By doing this, Duffy shows that women are not

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    The American dream is the hope to be successful financially and be in a position to acquire one’s own home, a decent car and have the perfect family. In ‘death of a salesman’ (D.O.A.S and the great Gatsby (T.G.G) the main characters embody the principles of the American Dream and goes out lengths to make it a reality. In doing so however they succumb to tragic endings making readers question whether or not Miller and Fitzgerald are indirectly criticizing the idea of the American dream. In many ways

  • Mr. Duffy

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    of forced circumstance that grew out of a previous choice they made, but when it comes down to it loneliness is never truly desired. In the short stories A Painful Case and Eveline we see examples of each type of loneliness. In A Painful Case Mr. Duffy for the most part of his life chooses to be alone. In Eveline, Eveline seems to be lonely because she’s unable to leave her duties to her family. In both stories the main characters display their desire to have someone near but when they’re finally

  • Carol Ann Duffy

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    Carol Ann Duffy Carol Ann Duffy was born in Glasgow on 23rd. December 1965 .she is widely commended as Britain's leading female poet. She has studied philosophy at Liverpool University. Her mother was Mary Black, an Irish. And her father was called Frank Duffy. She has four younger brothers. She attended St Austin Roman Catholic Primary School, Stafford from 1962 to 1967, after which she attended St Joseph's convent school, Stafford. She was encouraged in poetry by her teacher June

  • Carol Ann Duffy

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    Carol Ann Duffy Carol Ann Duffy writes poetry, which reveal disturbing aspects of human behaviour and the human nature. I will be writing about these three poems, 'Salome', 'Before you were mine', and 'Stealing'. I will be going into deeper meanings with these poems showing what is revealed and how it is revealed. Te three poems all have more than one theme. In Salome, the theme is revenge, and it also has a strong sexual element. The main idea in the text of before you were mine is

  • War Photographer by Ms. Duffy

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    War Photographer by Ms. Duffy This poem is the only one by Ms. Duffy (in this selection) which is written in the third person. It is about a person who is clearly not the poet. The surface subject of the poem is the war photographer of the title but at a deeper level the poem explores the difference between "Rural England" and places where wars are fought (Northern Ireland, the Lebanon and Cambodia), between the comfort or indifference of the newspaper editor and its readers and the suffering

  • Medusa by Carol Ann Duffy

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    To what extent does Carol Ann Duffy’s poem ‘Medusa’ challenge stereotypical masculine and feminine attributes? The World Wife anthology written by Carol Ann Duffy, challenges the established exemplification of prevailing characteristics found in both genders, in a patriarchal society. Duffy manipulates some of these characteristics in the poem through the mythological allusion of medusa. The innocence of womanhood is overshadowed by the protagonists’ related violent imageries; instead, she is seen

  • Children of the Forest by Kevin Duffy

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    "Children of the Forest" by Kevin Duffy "Children of the Forest" is a narrative written by Kevin Duffy. This book is a written testament of an anthropologist's everyday dealings with an African tribe by the name of the Mbuti Pygmies. My purpose in this paper is to inform the reader of Kevin Duffy's findings while in the Ituri rainforest. Kevin Duffy is one of the first and only scientists to have ever been in close contact with the Mbuti. If an Mbuti tribesman does not want to be found,

  • Analyzing Duffy´s Writing

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    Duffy expresses her detailed language and vivid structure presentation in a deliberate and poetic form. Her powerful techniques such as metaphors and a range of repetition convey the striking love that she is expressing. “Answer” is a metaphorical poem that expresses feelings and thoughts in an element address. The title “answer” leads the reader to believe there is a question with the title implying that this could be a reply or an answer. This question could be, “do you still love me?” this reverts

  • Duffy Little Red Cap poem

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    Duffy Little Red Cap poem In “Little Red Cap” discuss the use of imagery, syntax and structure. Plan: Introduction to the collection of poems Similarities and differences between this poem and original fairytale Imagery – how has Duffy used the words used to create pictures in the reader’s head? Syntax – word order. Why has she written sentences the way she has? Emphasis on a particular word. Structure – length of stanzas “Little Red Cap” is written by Carol Ann Duffy found in