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The World's Wife PoemsBe terrified It's you I love perfect man Greek God my own; but I know you'll go betray me stray from home So better by far for me if you were stone from MedusaStunningly original and haunting the voices of Mrs Midas ueen K. These myths going round these legends fairytales I'll put them straight While I was clearing out my wardrobe I was attacked by a falling lever arch file and after flicking through it I found a copy of an A Level essay that I wrote on this collection I immediately went to my bookshelf and dug out my heavily annotated Phrases such as Satirises the traditional views of women to represent them as holders of power and Men's violence is faced and outdone somehow look intelligent when scrawled in purple glittery gel pen no ink seeping through the pages well thumbed copy and spent a good rainy afternoon reading through them all againTo me anyway it's one of the most clever and beautifully written anthologies out there My favourites have to be Medusa Mrs Midas Mrs Darwin Anne Hathaway Frau Freud and of course Mrs Beast Let the less loving one be me

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Read & Download The World's Wife Poems ✓ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Õ Be terrified It's you I love perfect man Greek God my own; but I know you'll go betray me stray from home So better by far for me if you were stone—from MedusaStunningly original and haunting the voices of Mrs Midas ueen Kong and Frau Freud to sOng and Frau Freud to say nothing of the Devil's Wife herself startle us with their wit imagination and incisiveness in this collection of poems written from the perspectives of the wives sisters or girlfriends of famous. A collection of poems written from the perspectives of the wives sisters or girlfriends of famous men in myth and history There's a playful tone to most these poems with a bit of a cynical undercurrent or than a bit depending on the poem Some of the highlights for meMedusa Are you terrified Be terrified It’s you I love perfect man Greek God my own;but I know you’ll go betray me stray from home So better by far for me if you were stoneMrs Icarus I'm not the first or the lastto stand on a hillockwatching the man she marriedprove to the world He’s a total utter absolute Grade A pillock

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And infamous male personages Carol Ann Duffy is a master at drawing on myth and history then subverting them in a vivid and surprising way to create poems that have the pull of the past and the crack of the contemporary. There is only one thing I can say a uoteI'm not the first or the lastTo stand on a hillockWatching the man she marriedProve to the worldHe's a total utter absolute Grade A pillock