Many immigrants in the UK have been victims of violent cultures, xenophobia, and bigotry as a result of the vicious Brexit cultural war, but under the Covid-19 pandemic, they are now being heralded as frontline heroes.
The poem uses an informal type of writing and is constructed with short sentences, where we see more main clauses than subordinate clauses, hence a paratactic structure.
This can also be justified as there does not occur long and difficult words in the text, therefore we see more colloquial language.
The writer of the poem is beginning the poem with a twist: “So, it’s finally happened; That thing you were afraid of.
Something’s come from overseas and taken your jobs, made it unsafe to walk the streets, kept you trapped in your home. A dirty disease.