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What are four quotes from the poem?

'We are prepared'
'Exploding comfortably'
'spits like a huge tame cat Turned savage'


What does the quote 'We are prepared' suggest?

A strong opening that creates a feeling of safety, which disappears as you go through the poem


What does the quotes 'Exploding comfortably' suggest?

It's on Oxymoron that juxtaposes the feelings of safety and fear


What does the quote 'strafes.....bombarded' suggest?

This language usually describes so it suggests that the wind is like a fighter pilot attacking the island


what does the quote 'spits like a huge tame Turned savage' suggest?

the simile shows how familiar things become frightening during the storm