Today, our literature teacher gave us an assignment.
Crest: Highest part of a hill
Heralding: a royal messenger
Squall: A sudden, violent gust of wind.
Throb: To palpitate
Bumboats: A boat used in peddling provisions and small wares among vessels liying in port or offshore
Vault: arched structure
Unsheathed: To plow from a sheath, sword, knife,etc
3)The writer of the peom is Amanda Chong.
6)Yes, the peom shows love towards Singapore. Chong wanted to make people love and have pride towards their country.
Today, 12th of August we analysed the poem in class.