Poem "A Different History Analysis"

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A DIFFERENT HISTORY Analysis: Imagery is a collective term for the verbal pictures, metaphors, similes, symbols, and descriptions that occur in a poem. A poet uses imagery to communicate vividly. - In using imagery, the poet often compares something less known or something that cannot easily be expressed, to another thing or experience better known to us. When you are writing about imagery in your critical analysis of a poem, it is not enough to say what is being compared to what. You need to explore the image, explaining how and why this comparison may be effective. - Visual images in a poem often form a pattern or a sequence, moving from one thing to another. For instance, a poem may move from descriptions of spring, to visual images of winter, or it may move spatially - from the land to the sea, or from the earth to the sky. In your critical analysis you need to trace this movement, or the development of a sequence of images. When writing about a poem, remember that it has a certain order, it is meant to be read - and analysed - from beginning to end, in sequence. Essay: The poem "A different history" is a wonderful poem written by "Sujata Bhatt". This poem is about two gods Pan and Saraswati. The poet talks to us about how they are all around us and other religious believes. In this essay I would be exploring the poetic devices used and also I would talk about topics talked upon in the poem. The poem consists of twenty nine lines and is divided into two stanzas with eighteen lines and eleven lines. The first stanza talks about the god s in India and the second stanza talks about the language and conqueror. The poem does not have a regular rhyme scheme like dead, emigrated, India, freely, monkeys, sacred. The poem does not have a rhythm because the lengths of the lines are not consistent (five syllables, seven syllables, five syllables). This

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