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Capriccio: The Path of the Sword

An analysis of Ted Hughes’ use of Cabbala in Capriccio.

© Ann Skea.
(completed: 17 October 2007)

Capriccio 1:
‘The Locket’
‘The Mythographers’

Capriccio 2:
Capriccio 3:
‘Rules of the Game’
Capriccio 4:
‘The Coat’
‘Smell of Burning’
‘The Pit and the Stones’
‘The Roof’
‘The Error’
Capriccio 5:
‘Opus 131’

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