MY FATHER WORKED WITH A HORSE-PLOUGH.
HIS SHOULDERS GLOBED LIKE A FULL SAIL STRUNG
BETWEEN THE SHAFTS AND THE FURROW
THE HORSE STRAINED AT HIS CLICKING TONGUE.
SEAMUS HEANEY (1939) IRISH POET AND WRITER WAS
AWARDED THE NOBEL PRIZE IN LITERATURE IN
1955.HIS FIRST BOOK, “ELEVEN POEMS”, WAS
PUBLISHED IN 1965-1975 AND “PREOCCUPATIONS:
SELECTED PROSE 1968-1978” WERE PUBLISHED IN
1980. HE CURRENTLY LIVES IN DUBLIN
AB,AB IS THE RHYME SCHEME FOLLOWED IN
THE SIMILES USED IN THE POEM.
IN SIMILE ,A COMPARISON BETWEEN TWO DISTINCTLY DIFFERENT
THINGS IS EXPLICITY INDICATED BY THE WORD “LIKE” OR “AS”.
THE PLOUGHING TEAM IS COMPARED TO A MASTERED SHIP.
SHOULDERS OF THE PLOUGHING MAN ARE GLOBED LIKE A FULL
Pick out expression like” clicking tongue”. What effect do
they create in the poem?
Bright steel pointed sock, sweating team.
All these expressions create beautiful images make the
What make the father “an expert”? what is he an expert?
His pretty long experience in handling the horse and using
plough makes hum an expert. He is an expert in
PICK OUT THE LINES IN THE POEM WHICH
REFER TO WORK AND THE EFFORT INVOLVED