Douglas Stewart's Poem 'The Lady Feeding The Cat'

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English Vodcast Distinctive Visual. Explore how composers use distinctive visual to influence an individual’s perceptions of their world. In Douglas Stewart’s poem, ‘the lady feeding the cat ‘he uses adjectives, nouns and simile to show the audience how he is exploring the relationship between the cat and the lady. In stanza 1 Stewart focus on the women because it’s in the women’s perspective, Stewart uses Adjective and noun in the first line so Stewart shows the audience how the women is described with a quote from line one “Shuffling along in her broken shoes from the slums. The word “broken” is the adjective and the word “slums” is the noun. Stewart uses simile in line three to describe what the women is wearing, “her long dress green…show more content…
In this poem there is more distinctive visual than, ‘the lady feeding the cats’ because Stewart uses more adjectives to describe the moths also he uses water and weather imagery, he also uses dramatic use of violent adjective. Stewart uses adjectives throughout the entire poem, in line one he uses, “Such a blaze of snow, such a smoke of sleet, such a fume of moths in the air. Stewart also uses violent adjectives to describe the moths, he makes the moths sound like they’re bigger than everything. Both Stewart and McCubbin use distinctive visual in their texts to explore how the Australian Environment can be unique and they also show the audience, the depth of the visual used in the texts. In the poem the moths Stewart uses different imagery to describe the moths and how they have power, Stewart uses a lot of weather imagery in his poem like, snow, sleet, wind, gust, storm which describes the moths being “snow-white”. He also uses water imagery to describe the moths which are fume, stream, showers and gushing which describes how the moths are angry and have power. Stewart also uses Onomatopoeia and it creates an impact of “awe” they are; blaze, foam, gushing, swept and thrust. He uses onomatopoeia because he wants to show the audience how the moths can be powerful and angry. Both Stewart and McCubbin use distinctive visual in their texts to explore how the Australian Environment can be unique and they also show the audience, the depth of the visual used in the

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