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A Woman To Her Lover 2

Language Analysis
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Kim Wells

on 27 September 2012

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Transcript of A Woman To Her Lover 2

A Woman To Her Lover Starter... P - Walsh shows that the woman in the poem will not be dominated by her partner. no servant will I be I refuse you! I am no doll to dress Co-equal love Walsh uses metaphors to highlight gender roles make of me a bondslave wingless angel no doll to dress creature Walsh suggests that love will last forever to love and die with until we reach the very heart of God Walsh presents a woman who rejects idealistic views of relationships and love from heaven sent every deed and word and wish is golden a wingless angel no doll to dress and sit of passion, and of joy and sorrow On a post-it note write:

1) One word to sum up the poem

2) One similarity to Romeo

3) One difference to Romeo Write a few sentences which explain how one or two of these quotes back up the point.
To reach A/B grade try to include:
- one word analysis
- 2 or more interpretations
- impact on reader
- reference to literary device/grammatical structure and effect. Write a few sentences which explain how one or two of these quotes back up the point.
To reach A/B grade try to include:
- one word analysis
- 2 or more interpretations
- impact on reader
- reference to literary device/grammatical structure and effect. Write a few sentences which explain how one or two of these quotes back up the point.
To reach A/B grade try to include:
- one word analysis
- 2 or more interpretations
- impact on reader
- reference to literary device/grammatical structure and effect.
- one word analysis
- 2 or more interpretations
- impact on reader
- reference to literary device/grammatical structure and effect. TODAY
Key points about poem, selecting quotes and writing detailed explanations.
At LEAST 3 comparisons between AWTHL and R&J Links To R&J Juliet
Resists male authority (Father - arranged marriage)
Proposes to Romeo. "iIf that thy bent of love be honorable, thy purpose marriage, send me word tomorrow Links To R&J AWTHL
Metaphors used to break down stereotypes of women
Negative metaphors until end when showing emotion/love

R&J
Metaphors used to flatter Juliet and highlight emotion and youth.

Direct comparison - bright angel (+) wingless angel (-) Links TO R&J AWTHL - "hand holding hand...heart of God".

R&J
Desperation to commit suicide and be together.
Links To R&J Narrator - rejects idealistic views of women and relationships.
"joy and sorrow", "no servant" P - Walsh shows that the woman in the poem will not be dominated by her partner. Narrator wants equality
Refuses to be seen as lower than men Both were seen as forward thinking women (Shakespeare was
often referred to as a feminist). Walsh uses metaphors to highlight gender roles Walsh suggests that love will last forever Walsh presents a woman who rejects idealistic views of relationships and love Romeo
Ignorant to problems that would be caused by his marriage to Juliet.
Idealistic view of women, relationships and life
(almost hippy like - love and peace!)
Which of the 4 types of women do these pictures show? Can you come up with your own famous examples of the stereotypes?
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