For Heidi With Blue Hair

  • The poem is about a girl named Heidi that dyed her hair blue after her mother passed away and going to another school in Australia where the school’s headmistress  fights with her and her father about the blue hair.
  • Adcock’s intentions seem to be to tell people going through the same situation that everything is going to be alright.
  • The structure and punctuation reflects that is a story being told by a 2nd person narrator, this means that she is talking to her in the poem.
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  • The teachers and the headmistress are made to sound ridiculous by kicking out Heidi from the school because of her blue hair.
  • The voice of the poet is mocking because Heidi and her dad mock the headmistress. The mood and feelings I can recognise are


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