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Description

A reading of the poem ‘Island Man’ by Grace Nichols.
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First broadcast:
13 June 1997

Classroom Ideas

The use of sibilance is central to the poem as the poem mimics both the sound of cars and the waves on the beach. Students should be able to listen to the poem and underline the words on their copy to enable them to write a brief paragraph explaining the technique.

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