Foremost is the performance of Kieren Culkin, who has emerged as one of our best young actors. When he is sent to military school by MimiRead more
November 13, 2013, theodoros II 96 comments, jay asks: When/How did the Cold War start and finish? At the end of the Cold War and theRead more
I was concerned to allow a voice to emerge from the poem, rather than a character. We did that at school. This poem is critical of the education system at the time in Britain and the cuts that were made.
I dial the radio and tell the man hes talking to a superstar. Like stealing, education FOR leisure uses the words boredom and Shakespeare and in a sense in both poems these words are opposites. Blakes poem, The Fly, from yesterday, reminded me of this because Duffys poem also has a reference to that line from King Lear (As flies to wanton boys are we to the Gods/ They kill us for their sport.). Why does he want to play God? Today I am going to kill something. I breathe out talent, he writes; I am a genius. Education for Leisure Analysis (Carol Ann Duffy poem).
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