Journey Notes• The poem relates to the film Red Dog as it deals with the grief of a journey. The poem uses metaphors like a “vast loom spun” to show how the family‟s trouble has been spread far and wide.• It shows the white lies told to the child about being on a „cruise‟ to cover that he is away from them. The „Unspent years‟ is life‟s journey without him because her husband is dead.• Like the movie Red Dog this poem deal with a sense of loss, this time as part of a journey to a far away land.
Evidence in the PoemQuote fully examples of the following andsay what they show (look in the side notesto help you).• Conversational Tone:• Imagery• Juxtaposition• Play on words• Regular Rhyme.
ExampleConversational Tone: “Some of friends ofDaddy with time to spare”We have some bad news for I‟m afraid…”This conversational tone is highlights thereal sadness of the situation.RED = TERMGREEN = QUOTEBLUE = COMMENT
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