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Poetic device and themes used in “The Fence” (By Lenrie Peters)

Poetic device and themes used in "The Fence" THE FENCE (BY LENRIE PETERS) There where the dim past and future mingle their nebulous hopes and aspirations there I lie. There where truth and untruth struggle in endless and bloody combat, there I lie. There where time moves forwards and backwards with not one moment’s pause [...]

The Fence by Lenrie Peters

The Fence by Lenrie Peters Background of the poet Lenrie Peters is a 76 years old Gambian medical doctor. He was born in Gambia in 1932. His poem is a reflection of the condition in his country. He was once the chairman of the West African Examination Council (WAEC). He schooled in Sierra Leone where he [...]