May 6, 2016 - Communication    1 Comment

Looking at poems

How dose the speaker show feelings about authority in Hawk Roosting?

In hawk roosting the story is told from a hawks point of view. In the very first line we see that this Hawk believes he has a higher authority. “I sit on top of the world, my eyes closed.” It gives an image of carmnes and a relaxed attitude, this makes us feel the Hawk belongs in this portion of authority.

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  • How else does this develop? What do you think is the overall reading about authority that we are meant to take away from the poem? Why?

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