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Analysis of Literary Works

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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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Dramatic Irony in Hamlet

Shakespearean plays are notable for their articulate language and graphic wordplays, as we understand that words serve more than a one dimensional purpose in the plays. Yet, the most foundational and common device that Shakespeare relies on with the large majority of his plays is irony, and through specific types of irony, Shakespeare compels certain …

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