Project 3 (Ways of saying and seeing) – Exercise 3

Close reading of Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas • What’s the mood of the poem? How does it make you feel? The first half of the poem has a mood of exaltation, excitement, and joyful nostalgia. It makes me feel inspired and happy and makes me think of sweeter, more innocent times. The second half of the poem… Continue reading Project 3 (Ways of saying and seeing) – Exercise 3

Project 3 (Ways of saying and seeing) – Exercise 2

Examples of poetic devices in poems:                      Examples of poetic devices in novel: Bradbury, R. (1985) Dandelion Wine (Grand Master Editions). United States and Canada: Bantam Books. From pages 12-13: Why did the writer use it at this particular point? What is its effect on the writing and… Continue reading Project 3 (Ways of saying and seeing) – Exercise 2

Project 3 (Ways of saying and seeing) – Exercise 1

How each poem contemplates the theme of ‘place’ • Speaks about place in relation to identity and exile In The Lost Land, Eavan Boland stands by Dublin Bay with nostalgia and melancholy as she imagines an exile that seemed to have happened in that very place. It is apparent that those people didn't leave by choice but were separated from the… Continue reading Project 3 (Ways of saying and seeing) – Exercise 1