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Comparison Of The Characters In Clown Punk And Give

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Comparison of Characters

All three poems have powerful characters all three portraying raw and strong emotions, towards the reader signifying similar emotions and purpose being displayed. When analysed carefully, you can notice a lot of identical techniques used by the different poets.
For example all three use some type of form of rhyme, half-rhymes or even rhyming couplets, this works especially well in ‘Hunchback’ for example ‘rockery […] hunchbacked in mockery’ this emphasis the point of how the character is being treated as a sham without the utter respect given; which happens to be the same sort of disrespectful and mimicry semantic field towards the other two poems as well for ...view middle of the document...

To understand this point it has to go further than the quotation and look at the author Dylan Thomas’ past: he could only express his feelings through poetry, he dropped school at 16, became a junior news reporter as the poem voice is himself and describing the scene in his eyes. On the other hand ‘Give’ is similar moral, but the written style is diverse to the others. It involves more optimism and the value of life, ‘I've chosen here’ The ‘I’ve’ tells us that it is written in first person this builds more of a relation with the reader by addressing them. ‘It’s not as if I am holding out’ this gives a more of an optimistic and challenge that even though he is homeless he doesn't want to be treated differently. With the whole ‘For coppers […] For silvers […] For gold’ It rubs off the opinion that he wants to earn everything himself, that he doesn’t want to just sit there and do nothing. The poem is finished with a half rhyme ‘That’s big of you […] I beg if you’ This is showing that he Is giving off a sarcastic tone...

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