Love's Dog ('Burnt toast', 'bonemeal' and 'bent…
'Burnt toast', 'bonemeal' and 'bent cigarette'
accepting of flaws and imperfections
Rhythm is upset here, leaves a jarring and uneasy
used to grow a new relationship
Post modern poem
Unconventional (surprising imagery etc)
Edwin Morgan '
a view of things
' effort and deliberation of love (intertextuality)
Alice in Wonderland-Potions and food
'Boil- wash' and 'Spin Cycle'
Purging and damaging
Everything is jumbled together
Anaphora- predictable and logical
Separation of '-you'
Each relationship has its own space
isolated and focussed full attention on that person
'zoo' and 'you'
2 sides to love (duality)
More repetitions of the word 'love' than the word 'hate' shows the strength of love
2 sides to love
Some lines are rhyming couplets while others aren't
Shows that love is a universal experience- different relationships and settings but love is love
Rhythm and rhyme- light hearted
'diagnosis' and 'prognosis'
identifying the nature of an illness or disease and its outcome
'doubloons' and 'bird-bones'
Valuable freedom in a relationship
'Serum' and 'potion'
Pararhyme (Half rhyme)
Abstract concepts (love) defining it in concrete terms (Nouns)