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Sunday, February 25

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    “Before you were mine” by Carol Ann Duffy – an example essay
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Monday, February 19

  1. page Before you were mine example essay edited ... Teacher notes: keep a man interested ... of the big penis's themes you ... you were mi…
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    you were mine’. The aim of this custom essay is to show how, bymine" By her choice
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    Tell ‘em. Content and techniques are what you have to discuss and show how they build up an image of this strong relationship between (or twixt if you prefer to use an interesting word J) Duffy and her mother. Show the contrast in her life between pre baby and after baby for Duffy’s mother. Keep it simple but cover several examples to show how this image is built up over time.

    The content of this poem is fairly straightforward; it is a poem about the love a daughter has for her mother and the strong relationship they have. Considering there is no mention of a father and hints abound within the poem of her mother’s enjoyment of life and love of risk taking (so typical of young people) that it appears to be a relationship between a single parent and her daughter. The story within shows a contrast between the flamboyant and carefree young women and the sensible mother whose life was changed so dramatically when she fell pregnant with her daughter. In the poem, Duffy details and recognises the sacrifices her mother made before her daughter heralded a ‘decade ahead of my loud possessive yell for the mother.
    Moreover, this content, as well as showing the contrast before and after Duffy’s birth, also provides examples of how strong her relationship was with her mother. It is a love poem where Duffy speaks to her mother sometimes in a fond tone of reminiscence, at others almost as if she were the mother, chiding her child for behaving badly. On the one hand we see a young woman with fantasies of stardom, popularity and wanting a good time and then we see the reality of parenthood and the sacrifices in time, energy and an inability to return to the good times of one’s youth.
    Move onto techniques now you’ve done a couple of good strong paragraphs on the content.
    Duffy has always been a skilful poet, able to useuses a wide
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    this illustrates atheir closeness and shared love from the very outset.start.
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    her mother frequents so regularly;frequents: ‘the ballroom
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    and she performeddanced in her
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    fails to stop and see the
    Throughout the poem Dufy hints at her mother’s bending of society’s unwritten rules of the time. She implies her mother should have taken ‘the right walk home’ rather than the wrong one and insinuates her willingness to engage in heavy petting and so on as she asks her own mother about ‘small bites on your neck, sweetheart?’ This role reversal within the rhetorical question again shows this is/was a strong relationship; strong enough to allow the child to chide the mother in a loving way. The positive vocabulary throughout also builds up a positive image of a vibrant, happy young woman who is determined to ensure she is always there for her daughter and the daughter adores her in return. As Duffy says ‘love lasts’ and this alliterative phrase shows the depth of her love. Despite the lack of freedom or the death of her own dreams, Duffy’s mother encourages her daughter to be herself and tries to bring her up as best she can. She has a sense of duty to her child and raises her as a good dutiful Catholic but with a rebellious streak that they both share and enjoy.
    Tell ‘em what you’ve told ‘em. Round off. Summarise your main points about content and techniques being used to build an image of a strong relationship which you appreciate. Give a personal response.
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    This poem makeshelps readers such as myself think and hopefully understand that
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    convey her viewpoints to us so successfully in her work.viewpoint.
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Tuesday, August 15

Sunday, May 22

  1. page I too sing America Example essay edited 2000 Choose 2000Choose a poem Notes: This is the question and what you have to do These are…
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    Hughes’s purpose in writing this poem was to show how his Negro subject was treated but also to highlight his hopes for the future when an American was an American by birth not because of the colour of his skin or religious habits. The poem [[#_msocom_2|[DAT2]]]hree verses of unequal length with a single line top and bottom which add to the impact of the imagery framed within these two lines.
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    This could have been a poem with a very bitter tone, one of complaint without saying if or how life could be made more pleasant. Instead, the tone is one of sarcasm initially as the poet describes the failings of American society; a direct opposite to Whitman’s claimed Utopia. Then the tone changes. It becomes hopeful and shows a willingness to believe that such unpleasant aspects of life cannot, and should not, last. He shows by his tone at the beginning that he will, if necessary, ‘eat well/And grow strong’ so he can fight for his rights. But the latter parts illustrate his wish and hope that in the future (‘Tomorrow’) he will not need to fight as society will become ‘ashamed’ and see (how) ‘beautiful’ (he) is and behave like the Christians they claim to be and treat all men as equal.
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    A key word in all of this is ‘America’. If Whitman’s America was immigrants, workers, farmers, housewives and carpenters, then Hughes’s America is the same but with an additional, less pleasant part. This is the ‘hidden’ America, where former slaves and their descendents are sent to the kitchen whenever ‘company comes’. Most Americans in the early days regarded their society as a ‘melting pot’ where ALL immigrants, regardless of country of origin went into a pot and the result was America, a multinational (but not multiracial) society proud of its immigrant roots and working together for the American Dream. But again, in an image that confirms Hughes’s views, this pot was white in colour, ignoring Negro saes, Chinese labourers and the aboriginal inhabitants. Nowadays the term ‘salad bowl’ is used to denote an America of equal but different parts, multicultural, multiracial and multicoloured. Hughes’s poem had an impact on the way his 1930s society regarded itself and also leads to a deeper understanding and knowledge of how America changed over the years.
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    Another technique used in the poem is contrast. All well written poetry has contrast and this poem has several examples within. The main contrast that portrays the image of a divided society, and the hidden less pleasant aspects of it is a physical one. Black people are hidden away when white people come to visit; they are treated differently. The author describes segregation where he is sent away or hidden when ‘company comes’ and he is not allowed to share in the conversation, food and company that sitting at the table entails. Another contrast is in the tone used to show the subject’s attitude. He will go to the kitchen but he will also ‘eat well/And grow strong’ so that in the future ‘Tomorrow’ ‘Nobody’ll dare’ send him away. He also expresses his hope that the way Christians behave towards him now will contrast with the way they treat him in future when they are ‘ashamed’ and will follow their teachings by treating all races equally. Also within the poem there is a more philosophical contrast between the white masters and their ‘darker brothers’ who are symbolic to the whites of an evil individual not a brother at all. This contrast shows an image of a fight between white and black, good and evil, dark and light.
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    the question.
    In conclusion, this poem has an impact because it reminds us that America (and society worldwide) is not a truly perfect one. There will always be hidden groups who are hiding for protection (Jews for example) or because their society refuses to accept them (gays in Iran). My own knowledge and understanding of these less pleasant aspects of life and society in general has been improved as the poem’s impact forces me to consider and thus remember that there are unpleasant things going on in life. It reminds us that we should all strive to remove this unpleasantness and Hughes’s poem shows us that if we hope for change, eventually it will come to pass. This short poem had a significant impact at the time of writing and resonates even today a century later.
    Actual essay 850 words.
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Wednesday, July 22

  1. page Before you were mine example essay edited ... Teacher notes: keep a man interested ... of the big penis's themes you A poem about a s…
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    A poem about a strong relationship (that of a mother and daughter), is Carol Ann Duffy’s love poem to her mother ‘Before you were mine’. The aim of this custom essay is to show how, by her choice of content and skilful use of poetic techniques, Duffy helps the reader to appreciate the strength of the relationship.
    Tell ‘em. Content and techniques are what you have to discuss and show how they build up an image of this strong relationship between (or twixt if you prefer to use an interesting word J) Duffy and her mother. Show the contrast in her life between pre baby and after baby for Duffy’s mother. Keep it simple but cover several examples to show how this image is built up over time.
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Monday, February 4

  1. page I too sing America Notes edited name is julius and i go to oxford high school and am part of the [[#|class]] of 2015 i love gay po…
    name is julius and i go to oxford high school and am part of the [[#|class]] of 2015 i love gay porn and sucking dick
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