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Which poem do I compare with 'Blessing' by Imtiaz Dharker?

I'm on the IGCSE Edexcel English Literature Specification and Blessing is the only poem that doesn't really compare with any of the others. Any suggestions?
Here are the poems I do:
My Last Duchess
Remember
Piano
Poem at Thirty Nine
War Photographer
Prayer Before Birth
Sonnet 116
Half-caste
Search for My Tongue
Hide and Seek
Half-past Two
Do Not Go Gentle
Blessing
The Tyger
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
If-
I have the same problem did u do it?
Reply 2
War photographer, you can discuss suffering etc


Original post by RohanS123
I have the same problem did u do it?
Blessing and Search for my Tongue both have really vivid imagery, a special way of using sound, and you can compare the foreign culture depicted in each?

Also, both of them start with a negative image (dry, dead, suffering) and transform into a vibrant, positive image, full of life.
(edited 5 years ago)
Original post by bunnisuh
I'm on the IGCSE Edexcel English Literature Specification and Blessing is the only poem that doesn't really compare with any of the others. Any suggestions?
Here are the poems I do:
My Last Duchess
Remember
Piano
Poem at Thirty Nine
War Photographer
Prayer Before Birth
Sonnet 116
Half-caste
Search for My Tongue
Hide and Seek
Half-past Two
Do Not Go Gentle
Blessing
The Tyger
La Belle Dame Sans Merci
If-

Prayer before birth- vivid imagery of the poor, both criticise society. Both find little things to be happy about.
Hide and Seek- interesting comparisons between a boy who is excluded from community, and a community coming together through good fortune
The Tyger- both have religious elements. The Tyger focuses on gifts from gods and danger and so does Blessing, in a sense.

Really recommend this book:
https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/1537272144/ref=dbs_a_def_rwt_bibl_vppi_i0
does anyone know what came up in janaury 2019 on lang p1?
Reply 6
Compare the religious imagery with Tyger, that is what we have been asked to do in class.
also half past two to compare a moment in time

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