Come See About Me? The length of the poem also suggests that the poetic voice remembers the memory fondly or that the memory was from a long time ago.
December 02, I sped down Dyke Hill, no hands, famous, learning, dominus domine dominum. I smiled as wide as a child who went missing on the way home from school. I spend down Dyke Hill, no hands, famous, learning, dominus domine dominum. I pulled my hair forward with a steel comb that I blew like Mick, my lips numb as a two-hour snog.
Dave Dee Dozy … try me. The clever smell of my satchel.
My thick kids wince. I say to my stale wife Six hits by Dusty Springfield. I smiled as wide as a child who went missing on the way home from school. November 30, The Nile rises in April. How can we know the dancer from the dance? I can give you the B-side of the Supremes one.
Each stanza has a lexical field: I lived in a kind of fizzing hope. In the schoolchildren one, he starts out that way, then gets hijacked into imagining Maud as a child, and diverts from there.
Name the prime Minister of Rhodesia. My thick kids wince. November 29, My mother kept my mascot Gonk on the TV set for a year.
The one with all the answers. The poem is divided into 4 stanzas. This is supported by the high quantity of facts. These also create excitement and optimism and help construct the atmosphere of a being in a tournament- it involves the reader within the poetic voices memory.
The poem has no fixed rhythm, this shows the informality and how comfortable the poetic voice is with the memory.
Stale wife, thick kids, the boss, no one cares. Within that context, the Yeats reference could simply be another in the listing of things remembered from I knew the capitals, the Kings and Queens, the dates.
In class, the white sleeve of my shirt saluted again and again. I want it back. December 01, Later, I whooped at the side of my bike, a cowboy, mounted it running in one jump.
Name the Prime Minister of Rhodesia. I ran to the Spinney in my prize shoes, up Churchill Way, up Nelson Drive, over pink pavements that girls chalked on, in a blue evening; and I stamped the pawprints of badgers and skunks in the mud.
The Nile rises in April. I can give you the B-side of the Supremes one. The clever smell of my satchel. How many florins in a pound? How many florins in a pound?Transcript of AQA ELL Paper 1, Views & Voices - Carol Ann Duffy.
The Captain of the Top of the Form Team Nostalgia Before You Were Mine Beachcomber First Love Valentine The Biographer Litany Stafford Afternoons The Cliche Kid Small Female Skull Never Go Back Close Mean Time. Carol Ann Duffy - Notes on Five Poems 1. Carol Ann Duffy –An analysis of key themes from five poems 2.
CHILDHOODNotes from “Originally”Repeatedly returns to the metaphor of childhood as a “country” – echoes ofL.P. Hartley’s “The past is a foreign country; they do things differentlythere.
'Do wah diddy, Baby, love, oh pretty woman, were in the Top Ten that month, October and the Beatles.' The syndetic listing, including the alliteration of 'Top Ten' surround the semantic field of s in Britain. Both Carol Ann Duffy and Simon Armitage use a range of methods in their exploration of the theme of change.
Duffy 's poems tend to be more personal although in her poems about change, such as 'Pluto ' and 'The Captain of the Top of the Form Team ' she writes in a male voice which then distances her from the speaker. Analysis of Carol Ann Duffy's poem, 'The Captain of the Top of the Form Team', as part of the AQA A-level English Language and Literature specification (/) Pinned to Captain of the Top of the Form Team PPt Suitable for the new A level for English literature/language as a comprehensive look into Duffy's poem.