Medusa carol ann duffy a suspicion, a doubt, a jealousy grew in my mind, which turned the hairs on my head to filthy snakes as though my thoughts. Oxford graduate analysis for gcse: in 'medusa', carol ann duffy creates a personification of jealousy that flickers from mythical re-imagining,. Analysis of medusa by carol ann duffy for ocr and the aqa moon on the tides poetry anthology, relationships cluster for gcse how much can you remember what. “the devils wife” is a poem written by carol ann duffy beaten by brady to be kept quiet the title of verse two “medusa” links back to hindlys “slates for eyes”. --from medusa carol ann duffy is a master at drawing on myth and history, then subverting them in a vivid and surprising way to create poems that have the .
In giving medusa a chance to tell her story duffy asks us to consider an alternative view and to see her as a woman who, fearing betrayal by her husband ,. This essay explores the shift in carol ann duffy's poetry from the exuberance of the love turns into the bite of the medusa as she dreams of castrating him.
A suspicion, a doubt, a jealousy / grew in my mind, / which turned the hairs on my head to filthy snakes / as though my thoughts / hissed and spat on my scalp. Medusa 1 poetry across time: character and voicekeylanguage: repeated alliteration i stayed in the mirror in the poem love gone bad. Gcse poem analysis from the aqa gcse english anthology: medusa from poet laureate carol ann duffy's collection of poems, 'the world's. Analysis of the poem 'medusa' it includes: ¥ contextual knowledge of the myth ¥ line by line analysis of the poem with lots of references to.
Carol ann duffy is scotland's most famous contemporary female poet she is the uk's poet laureate and is the first female to ever have held this. Medusa at the chelsea flower show 2015 photograph by mark brown there are various different versions of medusa's origins and history,. The poem 'medusa' by carol ann duffy explores how a womans self destructive nature can lead to becoming a victim the use of first person narrative gives the.
Analysis once again, we have a poem from carol ann duffy, the medusa in greek mythology, was a monster, a gorgon, generally described. Carol ann duffy (1955-) the devil's i gave the cameras my medusa stare the poem the devils wife is unique due to the point of view of the speaker. Context: carol ann duffy and 'medusa' carol ann duffy (1955–) carol ann duffy was born in glasgow on 23 december 1955 to a scottish father and irish.
Warming her pearls by carol ann duffy notes 10/18/2016: the mistress is all the narrator desires and misses her when she is gone the looki9ng glass can. Carol ann duffy: medusa context carol ann duffy is the first female poet laureate (2009), and probably the best known female poet working in britain today. Stream carol ann duffy medusa ioc practice by 14daniela1 from desktop or your mobile device. Review: the world's wife by carol ann duffy the devils wife, elvis's twin sister , sisyphus's wife – even medusa's story from her point of view.