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Introduction

Lead Educator Patrick Thom introduces the theme of this week.
Last week, we looked at poems principally as ways of telling a story or painting a picture.

Towards the end, we introduced a toolkit designed to allow the reader to work out how the story is told or the picture painted. This week we start to apply that toolkit, and in particular we look at questions of form and structure, using poems that we have already encountered in the first week.

I hope that you enjoy getting stuck into some slightly more technical analysis.

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