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Analysis of Checking out me History by John Agard

English Literature

GCSE

AQA

7m 50s

This tutorial asks what is Checking Out Me History about? How does the John Agard use language and structure to present this ideas and feelings about power / conflict? It looks at the key themes and ideas within th epoem, especially concerning the ideas of carving out one's own identity and deep feeling of anger. It analyses the technique used within the poem, including the powerful and emotive language used. It also suggests suitable comparisons within the cluster to use, including London, The Tissue and The Emigree.

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Rebecca Kleanthous

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