"Full Moon and Little Frieda" reading (Ted Hughes)
Full moon and Little Frieda by Ted Hughes
full moon and little frieda is a set in a calm and quiet environment. we could say that it is a build up to ted hughes excitement of hearing his daughters first words. he shows the reader that little frieda is pure and innocent through a series of imagery "balancing unspilled milk". we could also say that the moon is used a a symbol to represent ted hughes "gazing amazed at his work". the lines are unstructured and creates tension and excitement. all these are broken at the sudden utter of little frieda's first words "moon...moon!moon!
Full Moon and Little Frieda by Ted Hughes
On 24 October 2007, the University of Cambridge Centre for Gender Studies hosted an 'in conversation' event with Professor Diane Middlebrook on the topic of her book Her Husband, a highly acclaimed account of the marriage between Sylvia Plath and Ted Hughes. During the session Professor Diane Middlebrook read Morning Song by Sylvia Plath and Professor Carl Djerassi read Full Moon and Little Frieda by Ted Hughes.