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Stoneygate. From lines 1-18 we learn that Stoneygate was a wilderness, that it was an empty place between the houses and the river where the ancient pit of the coal mine had been. We learn that everywhere in Stoneygate there was hollows in the gardens, ja
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1) From lines 1-18 we learn that Stoneygate was a wilderness, that it was an empty place between the houses and the river where the ancient pit of the coal mine had been. We learn that everywhere in Stoneygate there was hollows in the gardens, jagged cracks in the roadways and in the house walls. We learn that lamp posts and telegraph were out of shape and twisted. We learn that the fragments of coal darkened the soil. We learn that towards the fringes of Stoneygate where the houses stopped, the hills started. We learn that in the final street, it was a pot-holed dead end of old cottages, most of them were boarded up. We learn that Stoneygate had a rundown Co-Op store and a tatty pub. We learn that there was an upturned pram in the beaten garden. In general we learn that the place was very poor and tatty looking and not looked after, we also learn that the people (dozens of children) were weird as they were all playing on a wide space of beaten grass.
2) Dear diary,
Today I met a very strange boy called John Askew. I was always
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