Poets through the ages have been esteemed as possessing the ability to perceive the ordinary in extraordinary and innovative ways. Poetry captures the essences of human emotion and experience and imbues them with further significance by the literary techniques that typify poetry as the language of art. In her poetry, Gwen Harwood explores many thematic concerns that resonate with her readers regardless of their contexts. The universality of concepts such as memory, inspiration, childhood education and the cyclical, yet final nature of death are transformed by Harwood’s poetry to create fresh perceptions of the continuity of experience and provide permanence to these transient elements of humanity through language. The poetic techniques employed by Harwood effectively communicate distinctive aspects of her themes while allowing them to remain universal.
Did these devices help create imagery or communicate the author's feelings? It helped communicate the author's feelings. I Do Not Love Thee Emotion: What emotion was the author trying to express? She was trying to express decisiveness. I Do Not Love Thee Structure: How is the poem organized (lines, stanzas, etc.)?
While religion is a collection of cultural systems, belief systems, and worldviews that establishes symbols that relate humanity to spiritual and, sometimes, to moral values. The word religion is sometimes used interchangeably with faith of belief system, but religion differs from private belief in that it has a public aspect. Like poetry, religion is organized. In the poem “Poetry and Religion”, by Les Murray, he implores the similarity of poetry and religion. The poem begins with the statement “ Religions are poems”, line 1,that shows the similarity between them.
Poetry Extended Response Question 2 Poetry often appears simple but subtly suggests and implies complex ideas. With reference to at least two poems, discuss the ways in which poetry achieves this. The poems Where the Sidewalk Ends by Shel Silverstein (1974) and The Lamb by William Blake (1789) at first glance, would appear straightforward and simple in nature, seen only to describe the sidewalk and a lamb respectively. However a deeper analysis reveals the more complex ideas of the power of imagination and childhood innocence implied in each text. Where the Sidewalk Ends uses poetic conventions such as metaphors, alliteration and visual imagery to effectively convey its meaning to readers.
The poetic device helped express the authors feelings because he compairs beauty and night so you can get a better understanding of where the author is coming from.| She walks in beauty like the night| Emotion:What emotion was the author trying to express?I think the authour was trying to express love and therefore was at peace.| She walks in beauty like the night| Structure:How is the poem organized (lines, stanzas, etc.)? What is unique or interesting about the structure of the poem?Does the poem rhyme?Something that is unique about the poem is that uses words and sayings. Which tells me it has been
Poetry and drama have a few key features that emphasize their per formative nature. One is the use of rhyme, rhythm, meter, alliteration, and other types of sound symbolism. For example, in Gwendolyn Brooks' "We real cool", the poet uses a strong rhyme scheme, a consistent meter, and an almost sing-song tone to demonstrate the lack of education of the narrator and his or her youthfulness. It also emphasizes the last line "We die soon.". Another is in "unity of action".
There was solitude that she created with her words that was very powerful. Figurative Language: What poetic devices were used in this poem? What did these poetic devices do for the poem? Did these devices help create imagery or communicate the author's feelings? She rhymed throughout the poem, her rhyme scheme being ABAB.
For example, -How does the language of the poem reflect the speaker’s perceptions, and how does that language determine the reader’s perception? -Discuss how poetic elements, such as language, structure, imagery, and point of view, convey meaning in a poem. -How does the poet reveal character? (i.e., diction, sound devices, imagery, allusion) -Discuss the similarities and differences between two poems. Consider style and theme.
Slang wasn’t used in those times. People in those times used many various vocabulary, the list was endless and unlimited, whereas the language in ‘praise song for my mother’ is of contemporary poetry from modern day. The vocabulary in this poem isn’t as literary as sonnet 116, but the language is still sophisticated and intriguing, even though the verses are short and quick, they are still informative in very few words e.g. ‘you were water to me, deep, bold and fathoming’. This line simply means a child is dependent upon his or hers mother, and she or he wouldn’t know what they’d do without her.