Glory Glory Be to Chocolate- Naught But Nic
Taken from the authors book “From the Devils Pulpit” the text was publish in 1997 and was written by the author John Agard. John Agard is a man who was born in Guyana. This is significant because Guyana is located on the Caribbean Coast of South America, a country where simple foods are seen as luxurious as they have one of the poorest economies of South America.
Poem taken from a section of the book “From the Devil’s Pulpit”. It is also a quote from this book. Context
Written in 1977, 20th century by an author from the Caribbean Coast.
This text is aimed at people who have an interest in poetry or cross cultures. It’s a modern day text and therefore still applies to people today. Or people who are interested in John Agard’s work. Purpose
The purpose of this text is to try and have an influence on the way Caribbean culture is viewed to English people, to promote it. Also, it is to celebrate that the simple foods they have provided the English with that are seen as luxurious, chocolate. It is to persuade the reader that chocolate should be enjoyed and loved and also it is to entertain the reader.
Text six has 6 very short stanzas that only consist of 3 sentences and two different sections;
Glory Glory Be to Chocolate and NAUGHTY BUT NICE. The first section, Glory Glory Be to
Chocolate, consists of one paragraph which is only two sentences long. This makes it easy for the reader to see and because it’s only short it makes it easier to remember. It has also been separated from the second piece of the text NAUGHTY BUT NICE by the title. Perhaps this title was capitalised because of the unhealthiness and the issues that come along with it, but how they are ignored none the less. It has been separated by the titles to signify the differences between them both. The stanzas being short and simple also links to the topic of the food being simple. The sentences