Hurricane Hits England (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will analyse the language, structure and form of 'Hurricane Hits England' and consider how the thoughts and feelings of the speaker are presented through the poet's methods.

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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!

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Question 5

Q1.Which one of the following sentences is NOT a metaphor?

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Q2.Where was Grace Nichols born?

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Q3.Which family relationship does Nichols use to refer to the hurricane in the poem?

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Q4.Which one of these names does the speaker NOT mention in the poem?

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Q5.Which aspect of nature does the speaker repeat to show a sense of acceptance of her new home?

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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!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which one of the following sentences is NOT a metaphor?

1/5

Q2.Where was Grace Nichols born?

2/5

Q3.Which family relationship does Nichols use to refer to the hurricane in the poem?

3/5

Q4.Which one of these names does the speaker NOT mention in the poem?

4/5

Q5.Which aspect of nature does the speaker repeat to show a sense of acceptance of her new home?

5/5

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Hurricane Hits England Quiz

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Question 2

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Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which word does the speaker in the poem use to describe her heart?

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Q2.Which phrase does the speaker repeat in the poem as she speaks to the Tropical Oya?

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Q3.What does the hurricane shake?

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Q4.Which technique does the poet use in the final line of the poem to convey a sense of acceptance of her new home?

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Q5.Why might the poem shift from third-person to first-person perspective?

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Quiz:

Hurricane Hits England Quiz

Don’t worry if you get a question wrong! Forgetting is an important step in learning. We will recap next lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.Which word does the speaker in the poem use to describe her heart?

1/5

Q2.Which phrase does the speaker repeat in the poem as she speaks to the Tropical Oya?

2/5

Q3.What does the hurricane shake?

3/5

Q4.Which technique does the poet use in the final line of the poem to convey a sense of acceptance of her new home?

4/5

Q5.Why might the poem shift from third-person to first-person perspective?

5/5

Lesson summary: Hurricane Hits England (Part 2)

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