This story is told in the first-person point-of-view, of young Ricky Baker. This gives us the perspective of a young Maori boy, with his unique intellect and sense of humor and quick wit. Crump uses-idioms, such as “shoving more in… “stuck me in” “stuck me in” “keeping my head down” “busted in on us” “Carted us off […]
written in 1986, wild pork and watercress, by Barry Crump, is the story of Ricky Baker. Ricky in 12 years and 3 weeks old and a quarter Maori. Told in first person narrative, Ricky tells his story with humor. Ricky is a victim of racism and the New Zealand social welfare system. He continues to run away from […]
Explain what the poet means when she compares the cows with rocks in the first two lines of the poem? She is comparing the cows to shiny rocks which is a simile. Is this comparison a simile or a metaphor? This comparison is a simile Write down an example of metaphor from the first stanza and explain […]
The poem nights and noises is a poem based on a farm or near with the narrator being the owner or a nearby neighbor.
Loud nights and creaking. Barking voices of the dogs Smelling around for fish bones Days come. The voice of a cow home For its calf. Secretly walks through the mud Trying to get back to its calf; Learning its head through The weta-eaten rails, Trying to get back to its calf. Rolling its […]
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