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
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.
| | Words: Were the words in this poem difficult or easy to understand? I understood, they were complex word with simple meanings Was there any word or phrase that was powerful to you?“And all that's best of dark and bright Meet in her aspect and her eyes”This phrase in the poem described her eyes like art swirling the dark and light together creating something greater. | | Images: Did the poet create strong images? What could you see, hear, smell, taste, or feel? In the poem the author is infatuated with this woman and describes her as a painting with swirls of colors coming together to make a masterpiece.
Poetry differs from prose in its compactness, emotional appeal and its weight of content. There are many examples in writing such as figures of speech, rhyme, rhythm, repetition, consonance, assonance, and imagery that let you know you are reading a poem. In a Prose piece you are bring an event or situations to life through literature. Prose is more of a story telling form of art that poetry. A poem written in prose instead of using verse or line breaks, but preserving characteristics of a poem may is known as a “prose-poem”.
Year 9 English – Writing Task – Week 7 Many poets use figurative language throughout their poems, thus giving their texts an illusion of different meaning and ideas, creating a poem that is more complex than it seems. The poems “Ione, Dead The Long Year” and “Astigmatism” both include hidden messages and illusions, which can be interpreted accordingly by the reader, showing that the simplest of actions can become the starting point for the most complex of poems. The poem, “Ione, Dead The Long Year” is about a spiritual journey of a man who is mourning the loss of someone who was close to him, thus revealing the subject of the poem. A deeper insight into Passage 1 (Ione, Dead The Long Year) shows the character to be going through a phase of melancholia – compared to the phase of blinding anger that the character of Passage 2 (Astigmatism) is going through on his spiritual journey. By analysing the two poems and their complex structures, the reader discovers a similarity on the subject, of spiritual journeys, however a difference in the context of the journey.
In this assignment I will discuss parts of the elements that is used in the poem as well as why it captivated me. “How do I Love thee?” is a lyric poem. It is short and simple and it focuses on her feelings and not events. It takes place in her own heart as she expresses how she feels about her loved one. As it reads in the first line, “How do I love thee?
How are life lessons given in poetry? Many different ideas are explored in poetry as love, war, life and death and even advice. Advice is given through many poems and sometimes implicitly. Some famous poems are the best examples of this theme. As a very good example, I chose “if” by Rudyard Kipling, a less known poem called “Poem at Thirty-Nine” by Alice Walker and my last poem is “Once upon a time” by Gabriel Okara.
Samantha Stephenson Adams English IV AP-1 19 November 2013 Bleeding Love Leona Lewis expresses her rollercoaster of emotions through the poetic structure of her song, Bleeding Love. She portrays love as a painful emotion, which she wanted to detach herself from. We then see a shift in the second stanza in which she begins to find a spark of hope in her appreciating for the emotion of love. Leona uses a combination of poetic devices, including imagery, personification, hyperbole, verbal irony, and purposeful repetition, to depict the shifts between her disappointed emotions and her hopeful emotions. This song focuses on several instances of imagery to allow the reader to relate with and to feel the pain felt by Leona.
Havisham & Valentine -Consider two poems by the same poet exploring the same themes. State what the theme is and how the poet revels this. (Pain of love) -You must comment on the effectiveness of these techniques. “Havisham” and “Valentine” are both poems by “Carol Ann Duffy”. They both explore the theme of love or rather painful love.
William Wordsworth (1770 - 1850) William Wordsworth wrote a Preface to Lyrical Ballads. The Lyrical Ballads is a collection of poems which he co-authored with his lifelong friend; Samuel Taylor Coleridge. In the preface, he made his beliefs and views about poetry and poetic language known to his audience. There he defined good poetry as “spontaneous overflow of powerful feelings” which takes its origin from “emotion recollected in tranquility”. Wordsworth explains his reasons for choosing to write as he had, and proposes a personal poetics that has remained influential and controversial to the present day.