An African Thunderstorm Questions- CSEME PRO

Identify the two similes used in stanza 1. 2. Why are the clouds described as “pregnant” in stanza 2? 3. Comment on the use of the word “stately” in line 10. 4. Quote two consecutive words in stanza 2 that suggest that the thunderstorm might be dangerous. 5. Explain why this thunderstorm might not be as welcome to the villagers.…

Little Boy Crying by Mervyn Morris

Stanza 1The poem begins with a description of a child crying. However, his cries seem harsh and fierce “Your laughter metamorphosed into howl”.  This also suggests that the child is normally a happy one and something happened to have changed his happiness. The last line in the stanza informs us that the reason why the child is crying is because…

The Woman Speaks to the Man who has Employed Her Son- Lorna Goodison

SUMMARY The persona in this poem is telling the story of a mother who loved her son. The mother became aware of the child’s presence when she experienced morning sickness. She placed all her hopes in the child and raised him as a single parent because his father was indifferent to the child’s existence. The mother had set no barriers…