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An unknown girl by moniza alvi page 23 overview the poem describes the poet’s visit to india and the time she had her hand hennaed by a girl in the market place. Moniza alvi (born 2 february the girl in the poem would be me at about 13 that poem and an unknown girl have featured on england's gcse exam syllabus for. Edexcel anthology poems ‘an unknown girl’ – moniza alvi this poem is describing the poet's visit to india and the time she had her hand hennaed by. The poem describes the poet's visit to india and the time she had her hand hennaed which is temporary colouring of the skin, by a girl in the market.
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'an unknown girl' a sheet guiding students through this poem asks them to find links with other poems and focuses on poetic techniques. Poetry collections blackbird, alvi's voice has achieved a relaxed naturalness, a fluidity which allows her to present these delicious. Free essay: throughout the poem, alvi makes use of structure techniques like end-stopped lines, occasional rhymes, language, imagery, and changes in tone to.
Alvi says: 'presents from my aunts in pakistan' was in alvi's case for presents from my aunts in pakistan that poem and an unknown girl have featured on. Biography moniza alvi was born in lahore, pakistan, and came to england when she was a few months old she grew up in hertfordshire and studied at the universities. Free essay: an unknown girl moniza alvi was born in pakistan her father was pakistani and mother english she left pakistan when she was a baby for england.
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