This questions are for the poem ‘Swifts’ by Ted Hughes.
Read the poem carefully and make notes under the headings below:
- What is the poem about?
- Where is it set and when is it set?
- Who is the speaker?
- Why has it been written?
- Comment on structure and form.
- Comment on the vocabulary, language and diction.
- Comment on the imagery.
- What other literary features can you comment on?
- Comment on tone and atmosphere.