Hawk roosting by Ted Hughes

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Hawk roosting by Ted Hughes

  1. 1. TED HUGHES
  2. 2. INTERPRETATION
  3. 3.  This stanza tells the readers that someone who is very powerful will be at the highest place with his arrogance, not worrying about anything. It also shows that he is so superior and powerful that even his dream is true. It tells about the feature of a hawk which has the perfect characteristic to be a great predator. A hawk is a very cautious creature where even it is asleep , it still can prepare in mind and then attack the victim. This shows that the hawk is so skillful.
  4. 4.  Basically, one who own the power will obtain the privileges . Thus , it will turn someone to be an arrogant person . As a result everyone else will have to obey and show respect towards him.
  5. 5.  Thisstanza shows that one has all the strength and power . Every best quality is needed in order to create him and it make one feel so great yet becoming arrogant . Because he obtain all the perfection.
  6. 6.  With the power one has gained , they are free to do everything he wish without worrying about anything . Plus , he has been blinded to see his own flaw yet he think that all the things belong to him . To him , everything that he do is always right.
  7. 7.  “allotment of death”. He is telling that his prey is certainly going to die and he only gives some more time for it to live. Here he is showing his power for controlling his prey’s life. Once he is on his mark, nothing can change it and he is directly going to achieve his goal. He is so confident that he can kill the prey. It also stated that nothing can change his right.
  8. 8.  Even the greatest thing in the world cannot beat up his power. And, the situation remain unchanged since he was born. He is kind of like it because it makes him the superior. Then, he will make sure that all the thing now remain unchanged forever.
  9. 9.  -basically it tells us about how power can really work onto someone. -hawk is used to represent the man’s nature -power that man have will usually lead them to be arrogant.
  10. 10. - the poet use hawk to imagine the man behavior.- -A negative behavior- -it is all about power- -how man misuse the power

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