In the poems ‘Stealing’ and ‘Mrs Tilcher’s Class’ Carol Ann Duffy tells us about life through different people’s eyes . In both her poems she uses simple words and metaphors to express her views. Stealing shows us how boring life could be without friends. The observation here is that she motivates people against antisocial behavior. In ‘Mrs Tilchers Class’ Carol Ann Duffy illustrates the difference stages of life in a child.
'Stealing’ is a
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mature, time passes faster. Whereas in ‘Stealing’ the length of each stanza is the same, here we can see that there was probably no change in the thief’s life. He remained lonely and had no future.
Duffy’s poems show how exciting and boring life can be without a family. Life is a mystery when young and is exciting while maturing. Life can also make people go the wrong way when it becomes boring.