A revision video for gcse students studying aqa english literature 'moon on the tides' anthology: relationships cluster kill paris - falling in love again (feat a poem by james fenton. In paris with you is a recount by a narrator whose relationship has just ended and is now in paris with someone else this suggests that a long-term relationship has ended and the speaker is now enjoying a less serious 'fling.
A secondary school revision resource for gcse english literature about james fenton's poem, in paris with you. In paris with you the male speaker in the poem in paris with you is unwilling to discuss his experiences of the past, instead he is keen to focus on the present the husband in the manhunt is similarly closed on the subject of the past.
This is a revision video for the poem 'in paris with you' by james fenton from the aqa anthology moon on the tide.
In paris with you by james fenton1 dont talk to me of love ive had an earful and i get tearful when ive downed a drink or two im one of your talking wounded im a hostage im page. In paris with you the male speaker in the poem in paris with you is unwilling to discuss his experiences of the past, instead he is keen to focus on the present documents similar to english literature revision skip carousel carousel previous carousel next sisters quote uploaded by marjorie belante portfolio uploaded by d40102363. ‘in paris with you’ james fenton revision notes gcse english ormerod poem key points ‘in paris with you’ james fenton summary: recounted by a narrator whose relationship has just ended and who is now in paris with someone else he does not want to talk about the relationship or enjoy paris – just to enjoy the moment. Poem 3 - in paris with you (james fenton) background information about author james fenton: he is fasinated by different cultures his more personal poems of love and regret hover between irony and romance.
What are your second impressions of the poem does it surprise you how does the poet use some of the associations of paris which you may have come up with earlier. In paris with you, james fenton the poet was born in london and in 2007 was awarded the queen's gold medal for poetry the subject of the poem is getting over a break up and is in paris with another woman. Stage 1: poem: hour in paris with you subject: love (how wonderful it is) love (how it isn't always perfect) themes: love with a sinister twist heartbreak, dealing with the aftermath of the relationship.
Don't talk to me of love i've had an earfuland i get tearful when i've downed a drink or twoi'm one of your talking woundedi'm a hostage i'm maroondedbut i'm in paris with you. ‘in paris with you’ james fenton revision notes gcse english ormerod poem key points ‘in paris with you’ james fenton structure: the poem has four stanzas of 5 or 6 lines, with a longer stanza of 9 lines in the centre like a chorus, in which the mood of the poem changes.
In the poem i have chosen to compare in paris with you to to his coy mistress, in comparison to each other both poems have many similarities but the differences are shown in how the use the structure, language and theme to create different effects on the reader. Poet adds war conetations into the love poem (for example, 'i'm a hostage' = writer feels trapped, he cannot get out of his position, inescapable) paris = related with love and romance it is a romantic poem about a loving relationship including war conetations.