supersaad255
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#1
Report Thread starter 5 years ago
#1
Hey, could anyone give me feedback on a practice paragraph I wrote in 15 minutes.

Question:
***Compare the methods the poets use to explore a character’s sense of identity in ‘Casehistory: Alison (head injury)’ (page 20) and in one other poem from Character and voice.

The poet in “Casehistory: Alison” and “Checking out me history” both present the characters losing a piece of their identity.
In Alison, the poet shows that the character has lost her sense of identity through the language used. She says she “would like to have known”, implying that she is forgetting a piece of information, which is her previous identity before her accident. This is supported by the fact that the poet uses words like “broken” to describe her. This suggests that her body might have been broken, causing her to become like this. However, it can be seen to have a deeper meaning, as it might imply that her identity is “broken” because she is not what she once was. This shows that the poet has used specific language to suggest to the reader to the reader that her sense of identity has been shattered, as like her body, who she once was has been “broken”. Similarly, the poet in “Checking out me history” also uses language to show that character has lost some parts of his identity. This is because the character says that “Dem tell me wha dem want to tell me”. The character is saying this because he feels that he has only been told what “dem”, implying a different race, has told him and not about his own culture and history. The word “dem” is significant as it shows that the character still retains some part of his identity through his dialect, which compared to Alison is similar as she retains some form of identity through her picture, which means that language has been used by the poet to explore how the character still his part of his identity but the rest of it has been concealed since he didn’t get to learn about it.
0
reply
TSR Learn Together
Badges: 9
Rep:
?
#2
Report 5 years ago
#2
Hi there,

While you're waiting for an answer, did you know we have 300,000 study resources that could answer your question in TSR's Learn together section?

We have everything from Teacher Marked Essays to Mindmaps and Quizzes to help you with your work. Take a look around.

If you're stuck on how to get started, try creating some resources. It's free to do and can help breakdown tough topics into manageable chunks. Get creating now.

Thanks!

Not sure what all of this is about? Head here to find out more.
0
reply
ManLyk123
Badges: 0
Rep:
?
#3
Report 3 years ago
#3
eh yo, update on the answer plz. need a finished one innit.. sfe
0
reply
X

Quick Reply

Attached files
Write a reply...
Reply
new posts
Back
to top
Latest
My Feed

See more of what you like on
The Student Room

You can personalise what you see on TSR. Tell us a little about yourself to get started.

Personalise

University open days

  • The University of Law
    Solicitor Series: Assessing Trainee Skills – LPC, GDL and MA Law - Guildford campus Postgraduate
    Wed, 29 Jan '20
  • Nottingham Trent University
    Postgraduate Open Day Postgraduate
    Wed, 29 Jan '20
  • University of Groningen
    Undergraduate Open Day Undergraduate
    Fri, 31 Jan '20

Have you ever signed up for an open day and then not gone to it?

Yes (150)
51.9%
No (139)
48.1%

Watched Threads

View All
Latest
My Feed