“Why do you dislike the poetry of Derek Mahon?”

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    • #1390

      Basically it’s one of those q’s that won’t be asked, but it’s an attempt to gain a better insight into Mahon, from a negative perspective. i just don’t like his poetry. I don’t feel a contempt for his work, and want to have good reasons to support why.

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      don’t like Mahon’s poetry because of:

      his variation of tone, rhyme, rhythm from poem to poem
      his choice of themes for his poetry
      his use of natural imagery
      his use of personification, metaphor and logic – complicates his poetry


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