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?


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


  • 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,
unlike Aunt Jamila.