Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan (Part 2)

In this lesson, we will analyse the language, structure and form of 'Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan' and consider how the thoughts and feelings of the speaker are presented through the poet's methods.

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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.Where was Moniza Alvi born?

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Q2.The poem 'Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan' comes from Alvi's first book of poems. What was this book of poetry called?

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Q3.The clothes the speaker receives in the poem are beautiful. What does the speaker compare the clothes to?

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Q4.What do the aunts from Pakistan request from the speaker?

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Q5.How does the speaker describe herself at the end of the poem?

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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.Where was Moniza Alvi born?

1/5

Q2.The poem 'Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan' comes from Alvi's first book of poems. What was this book of poetry called?

2/5

Q3.The clothes the speaker receives in the poem are beautiful. What does the speaker compare the clothes to?

3/5

Q4.What do the aunts from Pakistan request from the speaker?

4/5

Q5.How does the speaker describe herself at the end of the poem?

5/5

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Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan Quiz

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

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Q2.Which of the following senses does the poetic technique, imagery, NOT seek to engage?

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Q3.What does free verse mean?

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Q4.What was the traditional attire the speaker in the poem received from her aunt?

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Q5.Which one of the following does the form and structure NOT convey?

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Quiz:

Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan Quiz

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

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

1/5

Q2.Which of the following senses does the poetic technique, imagery, NOT seek to engage?

2/5

Q3.What does free verse mean?

3/5

Q4.What was the traditional attire the speaker in the poem received from her aunt?

4/5

Q5.Which one of the following does the form and structure NOT convey?

5/5

Lesson summary: Presents From My Aunt in Pakistan (Part 2)

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