1.Explain the ways in which the title if this poem is unusual,and comment on whether or not it is effective in relation to the poem’s contents.
2.In the first,the speaker asserts that he or she is speaking ‘on behalf of us all'(1).What does he or she mean by this?Write a paragraph in which you refer closely to the poem to discuss the effectiveness of Dowling’s use of plural pronouns.
3.The poem seems to move between contrasting setting.Write a paragraph in which you quote and discuss examples of this and explain the effect of Doeling’s constructing her poem in this manner.
4.The word ‘and’ is repeated at the beginning of seven different lines in the poem.Write a paragraph in which you account for this repetition and explain its effectiveness.You should identify and discuss short quotations from the poem to support your answer.
5.What is the speaker trying to do in this poem and how is this achieved?Discuss specific instances in the p0em to support your answer.