Comparing “Night of the scorpion” with “Vultures”

17 Dec


I am going to compare “night of the scorpion” with “vultures”. I will be analysing the scorpion with the vulture because the poet expresses how both do what they do to survive.

The poet shows how both do things instinctively. For example in “night of the scorpion” it says “they search for him; he was not found “. This show that when threatened he knows how to escape, to protect himself. Whereas in “vultures” it says “ate the things in its bowel” this shows that they eat to survive.

Both poems use language devices for example, in night of the scorpion reparation is used such as “more candles, more lanterns, more neighbours, more insects” this shows how the poet is expressing his anger towards them. Whereas in, Vultures alliteration is used, I know this because it says “caverns of a cruel” this also expresses the poet’s anger. Bothe poems are…

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Posted by on December 17, 2015 in General News


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