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Comparing and contrasting Not My Best Sideand Warning Not my Best and Warning are about stereotypes and howthese poems go against that. In not my best side the stereotype is that thethree characters are meant to go with their roles, good the knight...

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Comparing and contrasting Not My Best Side and Warning Not my Best and Warning are about stereotypes and how these poems go against that. In not my best side the stereotype is that the three characters are meant to go with their roles, good the knight, bad the dragon and helpless the princess but don't. In Warning the old woman is going to go against society by wearing clothes, which do not go, and buying items, which are useless. Not my best side is about Uccellos painting of St George and the Dragon the poet tried to put words to the people in it. The narrative of this poem is it goes through all the people in the poem starting with the dragon then the princess then the knight. First the Dragon says how the artist did not let him pose properly and how he could not draw anything apart from triangles as if he were mocking the artist. ...read more.

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The knight starts by saying how good he is "I have a diplomas in dragon" then he starts about how good his items are special like his custom-built spear and prototype armour still on the secret list. Even this horse is special it's the latest model with automatic transmission and built- in obsolescence he treats his horse like a car. At the end he asks four rhetorical questions to emphasise his control they are "So why be so difficult?" "Don't you want to be killed and/or rescued in the most contemporary way?" "That sociology and myth have designed for you?" "You are endangering job-prospects in the spear and horse building industries?" Unlike the dragon and the princess he is staying with his role and telling the other two to do as well. His tone is im the best and the princess should just love him at once and the dragon will die a painful death with him still looking cool and calm. ...read more.

Conclusion

to be old and the poet is warning people that this is going to happen, so you better get used to it. It's also about what society expects her. The form of the two poems is they have no rhyme scene and no metre. This is because the two poems are going against society so they are emphasising this. The question you should ask is do I want what society expects? Most of the time the answer will be yes but these poems have gone against that. Not my best side and warning are in 1st person talking about him or her. Also warning has varying line length, irregular, unstructured and varying line length. It has all these thing because again it is going against society. Not my best side and Warning both are about stereotypes and facing reality of life that everyone will grow old, or the reality of facing life alone. They all try and help prevent this from happening. James Semple Centre Number 43232 Candidate Number 1090 ...read more.

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