Derry Girls – The Meaning of Poetry

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Derry Girls – a British sitcom set in Derry Northern Ireland in the 1990s during the “Troubles” In the scene Our Lady Immaculate College gets a new English teacher, the unconventional Ms De Brún. In her first class, she reads aloud poems written by the girls, leaving most gobsmacked by the lack of talent present in the form but providing some insights into the role of poetry.


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