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The Hunchback in the Park | Dylan Thomas

To read the poem, click here. ‘The Hunchback in the Park’ symbolises human isolation, specifically human isolation contrived through the ostracising and denouncement of a hunchback, for reasons relating to both his physical deformity and social destitution. Thomas is keen on producing poetry that looks back to his childhood, and the ‘Hunchback’ is another such …

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Emancipation Of Women // The Color Purple

Alice Walker’s ‘The Colour Purple’ centres around the life of a young girl named Celie as she grows up in a male-dominated African American community in the early 1900’s where domestic abuse, incestuous rape and chauvinism had been rampant. The treatment of women, especially women of colour, is obtrusively portrayed through constant objectification and abuse …

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