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Analysis Monday – Cold

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments! Thought this one would be approriate for the first post of April! “I don’t remember the date, the month. I don’t even remember the time of…

Analysis Monday – Birthdays

Every Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments/analysis below! “Birthdays plunge me into a great fog of dissatisfaction. It started on my 19th with a deep trepidation about leaving my teens. You could get…

Analysis Monday – Crisps

Every Monday we will be looking at short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments/analysis below!   “The first thing that strikes you about tasting commercially manufactured crisps of any kind is the aroma. And these are no different. Open either of…

Poetry Friday; Mirrors – Isobel Thrilling

I love the imagery of the poem – the sense of beauty and expectation that can happen just from the dresses in your wardrobe! Mirrors An aviary of dresses alive with silk roosts on the rail of your wardrobe.   Each day you disturb the flock shake out a flight of fabrics.   It’s your…

Analysis Monday – Avalanche

Each Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the written has written. Feel free to add your own comments/analysis below! The very thing the 16 skiers and snowboarders had sought β€” fresh, soft snow β€” instantly became the enemy. Somewhere above, a pristine meadow cracked…

Analysis Monday – Autobahn

Each Monday we will be looking at a short extract from a text and analysing what and how the writer has written. Feel free to add your own comments/analysis below! “Lucille was on an Autobahn – no turnings off, no roundabouts, no dead ends or traffic lights stuck on amber, no wrong ways or surprises.…