Climbing My Grandfather - Andrew Waterhouse

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  • Created on: 30-10-17 21:33
  • A dislike of urban life, embrace of the natural world.
  • A love of the supernatural
  • Use of ordinary language

A world full of solid objects and hard edges.

An extended metaphor where the grandpa is a mountain. Look past the mountain imagery yet how it is used to tell us about their relationship.

  • 'earth stained hand' 
  • 'nails are splintered' 

Standing on the shoulder of giants, discovering truth by building on previous discoveries.

The choice of a mountain alludes to a steady and


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