Tag Carol Ann Duffy

Valentine – Poem Analysis

‘Valentine’ by Carol Ann Duffy is a humorous poem, which explores the concept of love, likening it to an onion.  The poem has an unusual structure to match its unusual subject matter, and uses a variety of literary techniques.  Duffy… Continue Reading →

The Map-Woman – Poem Analysis

‘The Map-Woman’ is a poem by Carol Ann Duffy which deals with ideas of personal growth and transition, using ideas of maps and travelling to represent these ideas metaphorically.  Duffy is the UK’s first female poet laureate, an individual who is… Continue Reading →