Valentine' and Stealing', By Carol-Ann Duffy
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In Valentine' and Stealing', Carol-Ann Duffy uses a prolonged metaphor which will helps someone relate to the particular poet is attempting to acquire across, and understand what the feelings are with the narrator.
The two poems as well focus on the thoughts and emotions in the speaker', the two are structured since conversational pieces, meaning you might just use it to talk to someone, and could think about the reactions with the person they're talking to. Duffy also hardly ever reveals the sex or perhaps identity of either person.
In Valentine' she uses an red onion to explain take pleasure in, going from your idea that is actually really intimate, to just how it's fatal. " It's a moon wrapped in dark brown paper" pertaining to an example. Duffy was by using a moon since it's usually associated with relationship in motion pictures and movies.
The " brown paper" is the pores and skin of the red onion, meaning that she actually is being careful to mention all the aspects of the onion, and the fact that 2 weeks . gift, because, traditionally, you wrap presents up.
In Stealing', Duffy uses a abominable snowman to describe the thief's feelings, relating to that they are both cool inside. " A mate/with a brain as cold as the slice of ice/within my very own brain. " The robber thinks the fact that snowman suits them, for the reason that snowman demonstrates what he thinks about himself. It means the fact that thief seems numb an cold inside, that they can't feel anything, or believe they can't because proven down the line in the composition.
Both the poetry are discussions, though to different people. Valentine' is to the speaker's other half, who is confidential to the target audience. The Stealing' guy seems to be talking to everybody he considers will pay attention to him. Valentine' and Stealing' both have colors that transform throughout the poem.
For an example, Valentine' starts out that appreciate is happy, that it is great, and feels like the first part of the poem should be read in a light romantic develop, but uncovers more regarding the poets feelings as we learn about he...