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1

What are four quotes from the poem?

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

2

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

3

What does the quotes 'Exploding comfortably' suggest?

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

4

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

5

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

the simile shows how familiar things become frightening during the storm