Eden Rock' (1988) Charles Causley (1917 - 2003)

In this lesson, we will explore the key meanings and messages in the poem 'Eden Rock' by Charles Causley.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.What is juxtaposition?

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Q2.'Inevitable' means unavoidable. What fate does Duffy present as inevitable for women in 1950s Britain?

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Q3.What does the title 'before you were mine' suggest about Duffy's relationship with her mother?

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Q4.What do Duffy's mother's red high heels symbolise?

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Q5.What does the metaphor 'your ghost clatters toward me over George Square' suggest about Duffy's mum?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is juxtaposition?

1/5

Q2.'Inevitable' means unavoidable. What fate does Duffy present as inevitable for women in 1950s Britain?

2/5

Q3.What does the title 'before you were mine' suggest about Duffy's relationship with her mother?

3/5

Q4.What do Duffy's mother's red high heels symbolise?

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Q5.What does the metaphor 'your ghost clatters toward me over George Square' suggest about Duffy's mum?

5/5

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'Eden Rock' by Charles Causley

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Q1.What does the term ethereal mean?

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Q2.What does the term nostalgia mean?

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Q3.Causley uses the phrase 'they are waiting for me,' when describing the speaker's memory. What does the verb 'waiting' imply here?

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'Eden Rock' by Charles Causley

This quiz will test the knowledge from the lesson today.

Q1.What does the term ethereal mean?

1/3

Q2.What does the term nostalgia mean?

2/3

Q3.Causley uses the phrase 'they are waiting for me,' when describing the speaker's memory. What does the verb 'waiting' imply here?

3/3

Lesson summary: Eden Rock' (1988) Charles Causley (1917 - 2003)

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