Flashcards in Tissue Deck (3)
What could the word "Tissue" mean in terms of a metaphor?
It could show the fragility of life and how when we die people will forget about us quickly as when a tissue is thrown away.
When we are born we are a fresh baby tissue in its packet but also how quickly life passes for a human but also a tissue is used then chucked away.
Outline how the poem describes objects and beings as Tissues in the poem.
She writes that the buildings are like tissue which could be a reference to the Twin Towers being soft after they were hit by the two planes on 9/11.
The tissue like papers of the Koran as this is relevant to the poet as she is a Muslim.
Buildings that fly away like tissues which shows everything's fragility and also overall unimportant on the planet. Tissues are meaningless as are humans lives.