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CLIP 6464

Grace Nichols - 'Stormman'

Grace Nichols - 'Stormman'
Key Info
  • Grace Nichols - 'Stormman'
  • Duration: 02:12
  • Grace Nichols introduces and reads aloud her poem 'Stormman', about a storm and its aftermath. She explains how she takes inspiration from the seaside.
  • Subject:




  • Keywords: sea, storm, hurricane, imagery, metaphor, simile, aftermath, poem, poetry, seaside
Ideas for use in class
  • Could be used to model examples of imagery such as simile, metaphor and personification or as a stimulus for poetry or descriptive writing relating to storms.
Background details
  • Clip language : English
  • Aspect ratio : 4x3

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