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    Dear Seamus Heaney … Write a letter to Seamus Heaney telling him how you responded to some of his poems on your course. Support the points you make by detailed reference to the poems you choose to write about. Lauren Carr‚ 8 White Road‚ Stefanstown‚ Clonsilla‚ Ohio. Mr Seamus Heaney‚ 1864 Forbes Rd‚ Piercetown‚ Amara‚ Dublin 18. Dear Seamus Heaney‚ During the course of my study for the Leaving Certificate‚ I have studied many of your poems. I enjoyed them immensely and feel compelled

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    If I could invite a poet of my choice to my school it would be Seamus Heaney. Heaney writes with a distinct emotion which grasps the reader. He writes about things we can all relate to e.g. Mid Term Break. Heaney is a poet I greatly admire because his poems are always the most mind boggling but they can create a clear image of. He writes with a certain enthusaism in his poems. I like the way in Mid-term break‚ he writes about a very personal experience‚ the death of his younger brother. Heaney’s

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    Digging, by Seamus Heaney

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    Digging -Seamus Heaney Mª del Mar Garre García ‘Digging’ is a poem written by the Irish author Seamus Heaney in 1966. It belongs to his famous book ‘Death of a naturalist’. The work consists of thirty-four short poems and is largely concerned with life experiences and the formulation of adult identities‚ family relationships‚ and rural life. In this poem Heaney goes inside his most grateful regards of his childhood and adolescence‚ when his father worked in the countryside as his grandfather

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    “Mid term break” was written by Seamus Heaney‚ an Irish poet who lived together with nine siblings. Many of his works are about everyday life‚ a testimony to his profound observations of even the smallest things. This poem‚ “Mid term break”‚ was a reflection of his brother‚ Christopher’s death. Although it is entitled “Mid Term Break”‚ the poem is far from cheerful. The ideas of death‚ trauma‚ grief and despair are explored here. The tone of the poem is somber and solemn. The narrator may seem a

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    Digging by Seamus Heaney

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    Digging -by seamus Heaney The poet‚ Seamus Heaney uses simple words in his poem which is beautifully portrayed as well as easy to understand. The poem is basically about the poets respect and admiration of his father’s and grandfather’s hard work. The poem begins in the present tense form. The poet‚ Heaney‚ is in his room‚ writing while his father is digging. It can be assumed that the poet is near a window so

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    Digging by Seamus Heaney

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    Commentary on Digging by Seamus Heaney First poem in his collection of ‘Death of a Naturalist’‚ theme is self-acceptance and ones ‘roots’. The poem ‘Digging’ by Seamus Heaney has a contextual meaning behind (autobiographical elements) his words. The poem is about a poet and how he has broken off the family work tradition of being some type of digger/ farmer‚ he has chosen a different career path of being a poet‚ where as his father dug potatoes‚ and his father dug turf. He tries to justify himself

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    roots were crossed with my reading”1 Heaney once said. These roots were the fields of Irish bog that were “the memory of the landscape”.2 From an early age Heaney was absorbed by the family farm‚ playing in its barn and the surrounding fields‚ with an imagination that was schooled in traditional English. Heaney tells us in the poem ‘Digging’ that he wasn’t going to follow in what was tradition to do what his father and father had before him becoming farmers. Heaney uses the metaphor of the spade as

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    Seamus Heaney Interview

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    Seamus Heaney Presenter - “ Hello my name is ................ and today on .......... I will be interviewing a famous Irish poet called Seamus Heaney. Welcome ” . Seamus Heaney -“ Thanks for inviting me here to talk about my poems”. Presenter - “ Of course you are famous for the poems of Blackberry Picking‚ The Forge‚ Trout‚ Digging and Follower. The poems that I would like to talk to you about are Blackberry Picking and Digging. Now could just explain some of the techniques that you used in

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    Digging Seamus Heaney

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    Digging at the Roots of Tradition Tuesday‚ October 8‚ 2013 Seamus Heaney’s Digging is a free verse poem‚ written in the first person narrative‚ which focuses on the speaker exploring his family ’s history whilst trying to decide his own future. The speaker is writing the poem while observing his father digging in the potato fields outside his window. Throughout the poem‚ the speaker goes into detail describing the laborious jobs that both his

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    Seamus Heaney Diction

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    Digging is one of Seamus Heaney’s most renowned works. The speaker of the poem starts off writing at his desk and then has a flashback to remember his ancestors and his childhood. The speaker recalls specific encounters that he reflects on and how they affect him. He then snaps out of the flashback and continues to write at his desk. In Digging‚ the poet‚ Heaney‚ uses imagery‚ diction‚ and enjambment to reveal the theme that one pursues a unique work that is best for them‚ but their work ethic is

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