Compare The Methods The Poets Use To Explore The Connection Between People And The Places In Which They Live In ‘Hurricane Hits England’ And One Other Poem

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Compare the methods the poets use to explore the connection between people and the places in which they live in ‘Hurricane Hits England’ and one other poem.

In the two poems ‘Hurricane Hits England’ and ‘Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan’ both poets use a variety of literary techniques such as the setting style and themes to invoke within the reader a sense of the narrators nationality in the poem.

The poem ‘Presents From My Aunts In Pakistan’ is set in England with a girl remembering her previous life in Pakistan. The poet Moniza Alvi depicts the dilemma of the young Asian girl who is growing up in England but family and relatives are strongly rooted in Pakistani culture and ...view middle of the document...

The hurricane acts as a catharsis and enables the lady to awaken past memories. The main literary technique used within this poem is pathetic fallacy this means the weather mimics a characters emotions; the hurricane demonstrates the turmoil within the character. Repetition is used to reinforce the new found confidence ‘Talk to me Huracan/ Talk to me Oya/ Talk to me Shango.’ These are Caribbean Gods and she believes that they are the hurricane. Rhetorical questions are a main technique used within this poem they are used to get the reader thinking ‘What is the meaning/ of old tongues/Reaping havoc/ in new places? As the poem continues with an epiphany, ‘The blinding illumination’, this also describes the flashes of lightening related to the storm, the length of the verses change which replicates the change in the woman’s emotions. While the pivotal moment of the poem has one line all on its own, as a stand out point.’ O why is my heart unchained?’ Another rhetorical question. This obviously emphasizes the importance of this part; it is the most noticeable portion of the poem.

Both poems explore the idea of origins and cultural identities using a single female central persona in the first person. One poem starts of happy ‘They sent me a salwar kameez peacock-blue.’ She receives beautiful presents from her Aunts; the tone of the poem then changes ‘I longed for denim and corduroy.’ to demonstrate her internal...

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