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Day 2

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Using the following extract from chapter 3. Can you text mark it and identify what features have been used by Ted Hughes? Think about features such as questions, imaginative language and descriptive devices.


'The farmers came near, along a lane, in cars so that they could make a quick getaway if things went wrong. They stopped fifty yards from the clump of elm trees. He really was a monster. This was the first time most of them had had a good look at him. His chest was as big as a cattle truck. His arms were like cranes, and he was getting rusty, probably from eating all the barbed wire.'