Tissue explores the varied uses of paper and how they relate to life itself. Content, ideas, language and structure are explored. Comparisons and alternative interpretations are also considered.
How many stanzas are in this poem?
Which religious book does the poet refer to?
Sentences move across line and stanza breaks in this poem. What is this called?
Which of the following uses of tissue paper does the poet describe?
School children's drawings
How does she make the link between the paper and a human life in the end?
She compares it to eyes
She compares it to skin
She compares it to blood
How does the final stanza have more impact?
It is the same length as the others
It is shorter than the others
It is only one line long
Which word does the poet use to mean both light and understanding?