Y9 – 20/01/17

Due: 24/01 (Issued: 20/01)

Title: Phoenix Analysis

Task: How does the poet use language and structure to present the speaker’s views on the Pakistani style clothing that her aunts from Pakistan have sent to her in the UK?

Musts

  • Analyse the section below
  • Write at least 3/4 of a page
  • PEA paragraphing structure
  • Infer what the writer means
  • React to your inference

Extension

  • Utilise quotations from anywhere else in the poem as supporting evidence in the Writer or Reader sections.
  • Self-edit: SPaG

   My costume clung to me
and I was aflame,
I couldn’t rise up out of its fire,
half-English,
unlike Aunt Jamila.

 

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