He stands outside the fencing looking in.
Inside, sunbathers relishing their flesh -
some white, some dark, and some of other skins -
snorkeling and swimming, feign to not notice him,
fingers of doubt distributed wide, grasping holes of mesh.
Some people on the turf are picnicking.
His trousers are ripped; he has no shirt;
his face, a mask of sun-flaked grease and dirt,
too small to understand his day's events,
dreams mountain-slide of magic dollars and cents
to cancel familiarity with the stomach's pain;
sight learning what is going to later reach his human brain.
In time they shall be afraid to listen to his curse
at the lord's unholy Sunday-school arrangement,
put him inside wire-mesh or perhaps worse,
and sunbathe inside the same sunlight on his hearse
or die if his bullet gets them first. В В В В В В В В В В В В В В В[Cecil Gray]
1 . In a single term or short phrase, point out what you consider to be the the majority of dominantВ subjectВ or idea that the composition communicates. (1 mark) В
Classism, wealthy versus the poor.
2 . In one sentence, state theВ themeВ or assertion that the composition makes (implies) about the subject you selected. (2 marks)
Classism locations the poor by a disadvantage as their future is often dictated based on stereotypical opinions.
3. Determine and list three successful techniques orВ devicesВ that help to present this assertion. For each unit you recognized, write a brief statement (one sentence)В explainingВ its success (what that contributes to the poem, their function). (6 marks) В
The speaker used metaphors, visible imageries and rhyme to convey the subject of classism. The metaphor such as вЂhis face, a mask of sun-flaked fat and dirt' was firmly implied by speaker to explain how the youthful poor boy looked, within a demeaning way- he was not even compared to, his features were directly grease and dirt and grime, hence the stereotyping, classism. The visual imageries such as, " Inside, sunbathers relishing their fleshвЂќ, provided a vivid explanation of the cultural...