The Inchcape Rock

LI: To find and summarise the story behind the poem.

The main characters of this poem are Sir Ralph 

(Captain of the boat), Abbot of Aberbrothock (The owner of Inchcape Rock). This poem is about a person named Abbot of Aberbrothock and placed a bell. Another person named Sir Ralph wanted to cut off the bell because Aberbrothock was being blessed to much. Then Sir Ralph cut off the bell and went off to steal more treasure to become rich. Then the weather became windy and rainy. Then his boat crashed into Inchcape Rock, the waves rushed side to side on his boat. The last thing he heard was the sound of the devil ringing his knell.

Our challenge was to unpack the story behind the 17 verses of the poem Inchcape Rock by Robert Southy. The part I found interesting was the sound of the bell under the seas because it was very strange to hear.

I found this activity very interesting because of the new story I heard about  Sir Ralph.

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