‘Nettles’ Quick Focus Questions
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  • Normal: Make a list of words from the poem related to the semantic field of conflict and consider which would be most memorable for a reader.
  • Hard: A simple rhyme scheme is used throughout ‘Nettles’ – what could one reason be for the inclusion of rhyme?
  • Challenge: The first line and the last line of the poem both begin with “My son”. How could this cyclical nature of the poem be effective for a reader?

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