Elegy for my father’s father
James K. Baxter
Basic – First Impressions:
* Different kind of title – very direct
* Written in past tense – reflection
* Written is second person – author describing the death of someone else
* Idea of ‘Death’ – universal idea
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RIP Hayden Schaffer.
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THE STUNT MAN
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"They do say, Mrs M., that verbal ins
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Statement of Intention:
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