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A Martian sends a postcard home

by Craig Raine

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCraig Raine.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6068.A313 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4425452M
ISBN 10019211896X
LC Control Number79041074

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A Martian sends a postcard home by Craig Raine Download PDF EPUB FB2

Craig Raine is a British poet, born inwho is known as an exponent of “Martian poetry”, by which is meant the expression of familiar concepts in unfamiliar ways. The term derived from his poem “A Martian Sends a Postcard Home”, which was first published in the “New Statesman” in Author: John Welford.

A free-verse epistle written in couplets, “A Martian Sends a Postcard Home” employs a series of metaphors to highlight the differences in perception between human and Martian culture.

An epistle is a letter (in this case, a postcard) intended for a distant individual or group of people (in this case, Martians). A Martian Sends a Postcard Home book. Read 9 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. The title poem (which won the Prudence Farmer Award) /5.

A Martian Sends a Postcard Home. Craig Raine - A Martian Sends a Postcard This poem seeks to describe human behaviour and objects as if they are being seen for the first time by a visiting Martian.

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However, we must take into consideration that the Martian is actually on Earth, sending a postcard back to his own home; therefore the descriptions of our everyday objects are depicted so bizarrely.

In “A Martian Sends a Postcard Home,” Craig Raine uses many metaphors to describe what a Martian would see if he came to earth. In the first stanza Raine uses metaphors to describe what a Martian may think a book looks like.

An Alien Looks at Earth. In the title of his poem, “A Martian Sends a Postcard Home,” poet Craig Raine gives us a glimpse of what to expect: a quirky and misconstrued revelation of Earth and its occupants through the eyes of a visitor from poem is the primary representative example of the Martian School of Poetry and Fiction of the s and 80s, which sought to remove standard.

The poem A Martian Sends a Postcard Home by Craig Raine depicts exactly what the title says: a Martian sending a postcard home. However, we must take into consideration that the Martian is actually on Earth, sending a postcard back to his own home; therefore the descriptions of our everyday objects are depicted so bizarrely.

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The Martian has a unique way of describing everyday objects, emotions, and time. "A Martian Sends a Postcard Home" by Craig Raine. Upon first read, Craig Raine's "A Martian Sends A Postcard Home", that was written inmay seem to be a poem about random happenings on Earth. However, while reading the poem in depth and interpreting the poem it can be read as a Martian that was unfamiliar with Earth and its culture.

This poem is filled with metaphors. Happy April Fool's DAY. Our English homework was: To make a video for this poem "A Martian Sends A Postcard Home" By Craig Raine This poem is written by Craig Raine and he uses a techniuqe called. The start of the "Martian School" of poetry.

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What follows is a medical variant. What follows is a medical : Jason Warren. A Martian Sends a Postcard Home Lyrics. Caxtons are mechanical birds with many wings And some are treasured for their markings--They cause the eyes to melt Or the body to shriek without pain.

A Martian sends a postcard home is a slimmer volume than its predecessor, but it will do more than simply consolidate a reputation already made. It takes us a. A Martian Sends A Postcard Home -- Craig Raine Guest poem sent in by Vikram Doctor A Martian Sends A Postcard Home Caxtons are mechanical birds with many wings and some are treasured for their markings - they cause the eyes to melt or the body to shriek without pain.

The same is true of Christopher Reid, whose first book, like Raine's, was Author: Sitaram Iyer. Genre/Form: English poetry Poetry: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Raine, Craig.

Martian sends a postcard home. Oxford ; New York: Oxford University. A Martian sends a postcard home. The Images that was said or described in the Poem: A Martian sends a postcard home: 1st Image: Telephone- 9th stanza as per written on the book/module Described as a ghost that needed soothing by the use of our voice and it will calm itself to sleep.

“A Martian Sends a Postcard Home” illustrates the confusion and comic absurdity that occurs when a foreigner attempts to explain a new place to his own people. The clash in cultures is evident in the Martian’s descriptions of earthly things and activities. These descriptions tell us as much about the Martian as they do about : English Dept.

Raine put this at a good spot in the poem because the end of the poem symbolizes the end of the day.“A Martian Sends a Postcard Home” illustrates the confusion and comic absurdity that occurs when a foreigner attempts to explain a new place to his own people.

The use of language is original and vivid.Upon first read, Craig Raine’s “A Martian Sends A Postcard Home”, that was written inmay seem to be a poem about random happenings on Earth.

However, while reading the poem in depth and interpreting the poem it can be read as a Martian that was unfamiliar with Earth and its culture.“A Martian Sends A Postcard Home” The main theme for this poem, “A Martian Sends A Postcard Home” is showing that how different people have different perspectives and different way of perceiving poem shows how a Martian would describe some of our everyday thing a lot differently than we Martian has a unique way of describing everyday objects, emotions, and time.