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Ted Hughes

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Introduction

Ted Hughes is the poet laureate of England, he was granted this title on the 19th of December 1984. He was born in 1930 in a small English town in west Yorkshire. Ted Hughes is supposedly the best-known poet in Britain. Hughes obsession for poetry developed at grammar school. Rhythm was one of the most appealing parts of poetry to him. He particularly like verses written in strong rhythm. Most of Teds work is centred around one main focal point, which is nature. Hughes obviously live in the country and has an obsession with solitude. ...read more.

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The people have visited the beach and 'are laid out like wounded' backing in the sun, the way in which this is thought of is people being dead instead of having fun sunbathing on the beach. On the other hand the swallow is seen to be enjoying her self but this is incorrect as in the poem Ted hughes uses the word 'toils' which connotations are hard working, this shows that see is at work but some lines shows her being at one with her self. ...read more.

Conclusion

right temperature and is all snug and warm as the farmers are 'sweating' and 'turning in their sleep' as they are unconfutable in the beds. Both the 'warm and the cold' and 'work and play' have the same setting out which is in stanzas. They also show that nature is at one with its self as mankind if fighting against its self. The language used show differences but not in the light you expect them to be in as you read the title. It could be thought that Ted Hughes is a naturist as he always makes nature out that it is better than humans. ...read more.

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