2 years ago
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The narrator uses a mixture of stanza forms, suggesting he’s breaking the confining language rules he’s been taught.
The Caribbean history stanzas have shorter lines an more broken syntax than the British history stanzas – this emphasises them and makes them seem more serious.
The poem alternates between historical and fictional figures from Caribbean and British culture, emphasising differences between them.
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