The Cockroach

Analysis of ‘The Cockroach’ by Kevin Halligan

Analysis of ‘The Cockroach’ by Kevin Halligan Analysis of ‘The Cockroach’ by Kevin Halligan 1) This sonnet is an extended metaphor of the poet’s life, which is revealed as he observes an insignificant insect, a cockroach closely. Halligan uses the word ‘giant’ to establish the extended metaphor and disclose how closely he was observing the

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Line-by-line Analysis of ‘The City Planners’ by Margaret Atwood

Analysis of ‘The City Planners’ by Margaret Atwood The City Planners By Margaret Atwood Like ‘The Planners’ by Boey Kim Cheng, ‘The City Planners’ by Margaret Atwood also addresses the effects of rapid urbanization and the monopoly of the planners. 1-2) As she cruises along with a residential complex on a bright August Sunday, Atwood

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Line-by-line Analysis of ‘Pike’ by Ted Hughes

Line-by-line Analysis of ‘Pike’ by Ted Hughes Pike by Ted Hughes Line-by-line Analysis of ‘Pike’ by Ted Hughes – Ted Hughes makes his passion for angling very evident in the poem. The poem can be divided into three distinct parts (1) the description of the fish (2) the description of its natural habitat (3) its

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