She was nineteen, and she was bored

Heloise Tudor
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Mind Map on She was nineteen, and she was bored, created by Heloise Tudor on 01/15/2015.

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She was nineteen, and she was bored
1 "she overdoses on the exhilaration" Tech: Metaphor.

Annotations:

  • Suggests the power has overpowered her, causing her to desire more and be greedy. The quote has connotations of death.
2 "born and bred" Tech: cliché.

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  • Implies that the woman has always been spiteful/nasty.
3 "where's your brains now,your money?" Tech: Rhetorical question.

Annotations:

  • The woman comes across as spiteful and belittling.
4 "a Joan" Tech: Noun, historical context,religious connotations/language.

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  • Referring to Joan of Arc. she was the polar opposite of the persona in the poem. Joan was thought to be courageous etc.
5 "could" "might" Tech: tentative language.

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  • Shows all the good things the woman could have become instead.
6 "she did what we might" Tech: pronoun 'we', tentative language.

Annotations:

  • Pugh believes the woman isn't nice, but that there are other people capable of following the same course of action as her.
7 "no nearer the light". Tech: noun 'light' , metaphor.

Annotations:

  • Far away from the hope of something better. Today's society is just as bad.
8 "nobody." Tech: fullstop.

Annotations:

  • The fullstop puts an end to her domestication.
9 Stanzas 1,3,5 and 6 all begin with "she" and follow the pattern of "she...she"
10 "hanged" Tech: verb, plosive.

Annotations:

  • Not sensitised
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