Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy

Carol Ann Duffy is considered to be one of the most significant contemporary British writers. She is recognized for her straightforward, unrelenting approach to gender issues, and masterful use of the dramatic monologue. She’s the first woman and first openly LGBTQ person to hold the position. She is known for her poems that address gender, violence, and feminism. Read more about Carol Ann Duffy.

Death of a Teacher

‘Death of a Teacher’ by Carol Ann Duffy is a moving poem. In it, the poet discusses a personal loss she suffered and how it affected her.

Delilah

‘Delilah’ by Carol Ann Duffy focuses on the story of Delilah. It illuminates her individuality and how she felt about Samson. 

Demeter

‘Demeter’ by Carol Ann Duffy is about a mother’s love for her daughter and how it transcends time. It focuses on the mythological story of Demeter and Persephone. 

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