In Mrs Tilscher’s Class. Carol Ann Duffy. First Stanza. You could – anything seems possible, addresses reader directly, puts us in the place of the naïve child Chalky pyramids rubbed into dust – persona seems to think Mrs T is magical and wonderful: naïve/innocent
Carol Ann Duffy
A reference to the question
So, in this stanza we relate to the persona preserving their innocence while becoming aware of the darker side of the adult world which contributes to her unwillingness to grow up in the next stanza.
Memory – clear, emotional, relate, empathise
Analysis – recognising technique, comments about what the writer is doing, how describe character, theme, style
Evaluation – your opinion, “we”, “our”, “the reader”, “in my opinion”, “empathise”, “relate to”