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Belfast confetti

  1. 1. TASK: what doyou associateconfetti with?
  2. 2. Sunday bloody Sunday• What feelings can you detect in the song?
  3. 3. What? When?Where? Why? How?
  4. 4. Match the punctuation mark to its name and functionPunctuation mark! Name Function: Asterisk Allows writer to ask something.? Colon Ends a sentence or an idea.! Full Stop Suggests someone is shouting or importance.* Question Mark Creates a pause.- Ellipses Stops the sentence – presents a result.. Hyphen Adds more information.... Exclamation Mark Creates a pause, used in a list., Comma Implies something is unfinished and will continue
  5. 5. Match the punctuation mark to its name and functionPunctuation mark! Name Function: Asterisk Allows writer to ask something.? Colon Ends a sentence or an idea.! Full Stop Suggests someone is shouting or importance.* Question Mark Creates a pause.- Ellipses Stops the sentence – presents a result.. Hyphen Adds more information.... Exclamation Mark Creates a pause, used in a list., Comma Implies something is unfinished and will continue
  6. 6. Key wordsLabel your pictures with the following:Saracen – army police vanKremlin-2 Mesh – protective mesh used on tanks for anti-rocket.Makrolon face-shields – riot shieldsWalkie Talkies – police communicationLabyrinth – mythological maze.Fusillade – simultaneous gunfire.
  7. 7. Belfast GeographyBalaklavaRaglanInkermanOdessa StreetCrime Street These are all streets in the Falls Road area of Belfast – where Sinn Fein’s offices are, lots of violence happened and a very poor.
  8. 8. Belfast ConfettiSuddenly as the riot squad moved in, it was raining exclamation marks,Nuts, bolts, nails, car-keys. A fount of broken type. And the explosion.Itself – an asterisk on the map. This hyphenated line, a burst of rapid fire...I was trying to complete a sentence in my head but it kept stuttering,All the alleyways and side streets blocked with stops and colons.I know this labyrinth so well – Balaclava, Raglan, Inkerman, Odessa Street –Why can’t I escape? Every move is punctuated. Crimea Street. Dead end again.A Saracen, Kremlin-2 mesh. Makrolon face-shields. Walkie- talkies. What isMy name? Where am I coming from? Where am I going? A fusillade of question marks.
  9. 9. Belfast ConfettiSuddenly as the riot squad moved in, it was raining exclamation marks,Nuts, bolts, nails, car-keys. A fount of broken type. And the explosion.Itself – an asterisk on the map. This hyphenated line, a burst of rapid fire...I was trying to complete a sentence in my head but it kept stuttering,All the alleyways and side streets blocked with stops and colons.
  10. 10. Belfast ConfettiI know this labyrinth so well – Balaclava, Raglan, Inkerman, Odessa Street –Why can’t I escape? Every move is punctuated. Crimea Street. Dead end again.A Saracen, Kremlin-2 mesh. Makrolon face-shields. Walkie- talkies. What isMy name? Where am I coming from? Where am I going? A fusillade of question marks.
  11. 11. Language Devices• Suddenly as the riot squad moved in, it was raining Rhetorical question exclamation marks Metaphor Short sentence• Nuts, bolts, nails, car-keys. A fount of broken type. And the List explosion. Ellipsis• My name? Where am I coming from? Where am I going?• This hyphenated line, a burst of rapid fire...• Street. Dead end again. What is the effect of these poetic devices? The poet uses a metaphor when he says, “.....”. The effect of this is ...../This suggests....

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