Paul Durcan The Difficulty That Is Marriage

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LANGUAGE AND STYLE
Imagery
The Girl with the Keys to Pearse's Cottage
Sport
Alliteration
The Girl with the Keys to Pearse's Cottage
The Difficulty that is Marriage
Sport
Sibilance
Parents
Concisness
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail
Connotation
Parents
Diaologue
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail
Sport
Repetition
Nessa
Allusion
The Girl with the Keys to Pearse's Cottage
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail
POEMS
Nessa
The Girl with the Keys to Pearse's Cottage
The Difficulty that is Marriage
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail
Parents
Sport
THEMES
Love
Nessa
The Girl with the Keys to Pearse's Cottage
The Difficulty that is Marriage
Parents
Power
Nessa
Marriage
Nessa
The Difficulty that is Marriage
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail
Emigration
The Girl with the Keys to Pearse's Cottage
Loneliness
The Difficulty that is Marriage
Justice
Wife Who Smashed Television Gets Jail
Parenthood
Parents
Childhood
Parents
Masculinity
Sport
FatherSon Relationship
Sport
Mental Health
Sport
KEY LIFE EVENTS
Born in 1944
Commited to psychiatric hospital in 1963
Marries Nessa O'Neill 1967
Awarded Professor of Poetry 2004
Wins lifetime achievement award at Irish
Book Awards 2014
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