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Sunday, August 2, 2009

The Dead Crow: Persona & Setting

Speaker / Persona

In this poem, there are two personas.

Stanza 1
The persona is the third person narrator. The pronoun used is 'he', signifying the
third person. He is looking from the outside and talks about the effects of
pollution due to Man's neglect of the environment.

Stanza 2
The persona is the poet - first person narrator and the pronouns used are
'I' and 'we'. The poet is disappointed with the situation and is demanding or a
better environment for everyone - the 'we' in this stanza. The poet tells us
about what he wants for the future - a land where there is clean air to
breathe, trees and grass growing and rivers flowing. In short, he wants
the politicians and capitalists to shop exploiting the land and have better
plans for the future.

Setting

The following are some of the physical settings in this poem :

* A drain by the post office
* A health clinic
* Open land / earth
* The forest
*Rivers

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Collection of SPM English Language Question Papers

2005
Terengganu Trial [Paper 1]

2007
Johor Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2] [Answers], Melaka Trial 2007 [Paper 1] [Paper 2], TIMES [Paper 1] [Paper 2] SPB [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2008

Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2],
Trial
MRSM Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], SBP Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kelantan Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Terengganu Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Kedah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Johor Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Perlis Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sabah Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2], Sarawak Trial [Paper 1 & 2], Melaka Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

2009

Terengganu TOV [Paper 1] [Paper 2] Terengganu Mid Year [Paper 1] [Paper 2]
Melaka Trial , Johor Trial , Sabah Trial , Kedah Trial , Perlis Trial , Times , SBP , Pahang Trial [Paper 1] [Paper 2]

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