English literaturepoetryand comparison links/task The manhunt ‘ The manhunt’ is about an injured soldier’s wife who is describing her experience witnessing her husband’s fatal injuries. It is a positive relationship because the wife is feeling the pain of the husband. The poem which has comparisons is ‘ In Paris with you’ the theme is common in both, of the darker side of love.
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The author of manhunt chooses to explore this through the idea of a man returning to his wife, after a war, and therefore is a more emotive poem, whilst the author of In Paris with you writes of a weekend in Paris, in which one tries desperately not to fall in love with the unnamed person.
They are both written in first person in ‘ the manhunt’ the wife is sharing her experience directly about her husband to the reader and similarly ‘ In Paris with you’ the narrator is addressing the reader about her/his broken relationship and the only difference between the two poems is that the relationship ‘ in Paris with you’ is negative and she/he is not in love with their lover and explaining their relationships. Furthermore they are both monologue poems where the writer creates an illusion of a voice and is biased because we only hear one side of the story both characters in both poems are not addressing their point of view.
The hour Hour is about the feelings that arise from spending time with a loved one. The poem suggests that to be with a loved one, even for just an hour, is precious and valuable. The relationship in the poem is positive. Hour follows the structure of a Shakespearian sonnet. Hour has many references tomoneyand riches, contrasting the concept of material wealth and possessions against love and time spent with a loved one. Hour is similar to the ghazal because they both talk about love and separation and are both positive relationships. Quickdraw Quickdraw is a one-sided relationship.
The speaker of the poem is waiting for contact from her lover. The context of the relationship is unclear, and we do not know if the speaker welcomes contact or not. Quickdraw is a poem which shows and demonstrates the highs and lows of relshonships it is a negative relationship because the speaker is talking to her lover she is wounded by the texts she’s received. The lexical field of fighting is in this poem which makes it a bad relshonship. Ellipses are also used throughout the poem maybe to show expression. Sister Maude also presents the idea of conflict andviolencein a relationship but between sisters rather than lovers.
Ghazal Ghazal is a love poem in which a speaker seeks to secure the love and attention of another. The poem is made up of a sequence of two-line stanzas Ghazal is similar to hour because it has the commen theme of love and serperation running through the poem. The poem is a positive relationship because the woman is incomplete without him. Brothers Brothers is a poem about two brothers where a void is created. The opening metaphor sets the tone for the relationship between the two brothers ” Saddled” suggests the negative feelings the speaker has for his brother.
The relationships in the poem is negative Brothers explores the relationship between siblings and the way in which time separates them. There is affection between the brothers, particularly in the adoration of the younger boy. In Sister Maude a much more destructive relationship between siblings is presented. Like Brothers, this poem hints at the way in which the move towards age brings a distance between siblings. Praise Song for my mother Praise song for my mother is a poem about a mother and her child and the deep love and affection they have for one another the relationship in the poem is positive . he poem is linked to nettles because it has similar theme running through which is love for children and vice versa. Harmonium Harmonium is about a son talking positively about his dad . The narrator (the son) needs the help of his father to carry the instrument away from the church the relationship is positive and a harmonium is a musical instrument. Nettles are a poem about the relationship between father and son, although from the perspective of the father rather than the son praise song for my mother is another poem about children from the perspective of mother this time.
Sonnet 116 Sonnet 116 is a poem about what love is and what it actually means and represents. The relationship is positive it says love is everlasting and the narrator is very confident about his views on love. A poem which is linked to sonnet 116 is To His Coy Mistress explores the idea of time and its effect on love, although it suggests that death will bring an end unlike Sonnet 116, which suggests that love is greater than death. Sonnet 43
Sonnet 43 is about love as being all powerful positive and life changing force the relationships in the poem is positive. The poem which links with sonnet 43 is with Hour – both present love as a positive and powerful force. To his coy mistress To his coy mistress means to his shy mistress. The poem is about a shy mistress and her partner who wants her to be in bed with. The poem which links to his coy mistress is Hour because it’s about how precious time is to lovers, and presents the idea that time is a force which is against lovers. The farmer’s bride
The farmer’s bride is about a relshonship between a farmer and his bride it is written in first person the poem which shares links to the farmers bride is to his coy mistress because they are both about their relationships with their spouses. Sister Maude Sister Maude explores the destructiveness of jealousy and the darker side of sisterhood. There is a suggestion that Maude’s betrayal was unnatural and ” un-sisterly”. The relshonship in the poem is negative a poem which is similar to Sister Maude is brothers because it is also about siblings whereas in that poem it is about age and how it can disrupt relationships between brothers . Nettles
Nettles is a poem about a parent and a child whose child has been caught in nettles and suffered injuries a poem which links to nettles is praise song for my mother because it is also about a very caring parent and how they feel towards their offspring. it’s a positive relationship. Born yesterday Born yesterday is about a narrator whose writing about her friends child coming into the world and describing the baby a poem which is similar is Hour, like Born Yesterday is a poem about finding pleasure in ordinary, everyday experiences, rather than chasing the impossible and facing disappointment. The relshonship is positive Mohammed sidat