George Gascoigne uses bitter and embarrassed tones in the poem “ And if I did, what then?” to show that it’s wrong to cheat, and if people do bad things to others it will come back around. Gascoigne uses fishing metaphors to show that you shouldn’t cheat. He says, “Each fisherman can wish That all the seas at every tide Were his alone to fish” (Gascoigne 3.2-4).
While there are many types of ‘more than friends’ both shallow and intimate, a pair can take a friendship in whichever direction a couple chooses to. Through the narrators’ infatuation with a peacock in The Heart of Peacock by Emily Carr and the compassionate, loving romance between Dr. Reefy and the tall dark girl in Paper Pills by Sharon Anderson, both connections take on different approaches before developing a strong nurturing type of friendship. From looks, personality, and a growing relation, a base is what both duos need to get started. On one hand, the narrator has a love affair with the peacock.
Gary Soto, a Mexican-American who grew up in the barrio of Fresno, California in the 1950’s, writes about love, poverty, and growing up. After losing his father at the age of five, Soto expresses the impact the tragic moment had on his whole life. Receiving multiple writer’s awards for his outstanding works like “Baseball in April and Other Stories”, Soto is considered an extremely influential educator. In one of Soto’s many poems titled “Oranges”, he is able to portray the significance of young love with his use of similes, symbolism, and imagery. Gary Soto features a new perspective on how emotions affect the way people deal with situations and how other people perceive it.
The poem “Oranges” states the theme that there is hope and love in a world otherwise cold and gray. The author, Gary Soto develops the theme by using several poetic elements. In this poem, there is figurative language, sensory details, sound devices and tone to develop the theme and state young love. Figurative language is the second element used in the poem “Orange River ”.
Through the use of literary devices like similes and imagery, Jane Kenyon accentuates her life experiences such as living with her husband and her incessant depression. She is capable of creating the peculiar effect of making the reader see a picture of the original subject and the object of comparison. For instance, Kenyon uses similes to compare emotions to vivid, captivating objects in order to display the theme she is communicating throughout the poem. In The Suitor, Kenyon states that “Suddenly I understand that I am happy / For months this feeling / has been coming closer, stopping / for short visits, like a timid suitor” (Kenyon, The Suitor, 9-11).
The Ballad of Orange Grape, written by Muriel Rukeyser, is a poem describing a street scene in East Harlem. Instantly she draws the reader into the scene using descriptive language and guides you through the decaying neighborhood to a Frankfurters stand where the man running the stand pours an orange drink into a bin labeled as purple and pours a purple drink into a bin labeled as orange. The narrator noticing that sparks a philosophical debate with the man running the stand so that she can understand the meaning of his actions. This street scene is the authors way of questioning are use of language in binary system and how different words and phrases can convey a different meaning.
In order to transfer her theme the author also uses simile, for instance, ' 'the tears running down like mud ' ' to emphasize that those tears are not positive tears, but negative tears like mud, which is unpleasant. It makes the reader understand that the protagonist 's childhood period is not easy and depressing. She also uses personification in her writing, for example, ' ' The Fury of Overshoes ' ', the title describes a fury, which is an emotion. Emotions are human qualities, and overshoes cannot express fury.
Poem Analysis Rita Dove and Anna Swir both explore in their poetry the benefits of a change in their lifestyle. “I’ll open the Window” explains the changes and benefits to the end of a long, tiresome relationship through personification, imagery, and onomatopoeia. On the contrary, “Flirtation” by Rita Dove conveys a change from loneliness to the positive parts of having a relationship through similes, metaphors, personification, and short stanzas. In both poems, relationships are either split apart or connected, while both poems use personification and similes to either connect relationships to tragedies or to connect relationships to pleasure. In “I’ll Open the Window,” Swir explains that positive and beneficial feelings come from an end of a long, tiresome relationship.
Case Study Essay: Anne Carson's Beauty of the Husband. In Anne Carson’s Beauty of the Husband, a textual world about two disturbed lovers is described in a quasi-narrative experimental poetry about a nameless, nondescript woman writing about her romantic relationship. The poetry is experimental using 29 ‘tangos’ as the basic structure of each of the poems and is free of any sort of traditional form of any sort. When confronted with a book such as Carson’s questions about its effectiveness need to be analyzed.
All Summer in a Day Author's Craft Essay In life, people never truly realize what they have, until it's gone. Imagine having to wait seven years for the sun to come out again, but only for a few hours and then disappearing again for another seven years. Well for the kids of Venus, that is typical life. Ray Bradbury's All Summer in a Day uses a variety of author's craft such as imagery, similes and metaphors to show readers the childrens deep need for freedom away from the rain that consumes their lives.
Both stories have the same author’s style, setting and animals as characters, and a human and animal connection. But, the stories are different because of the poetic structure, tame or wild animals, and simple of sophisticated diction. First, the author’s style is similar in “Predators” and “A Blessing”. Both of the poems have sound devices. For example, in “A Blessing” the author repeats the word “they” several times at the beginning of each line, “they ripple tensely, they can hardly contain their happiness” and “they bow shyly as wet swans.
Lastly, the major literary device used throughout the poem is symbolism and analogy. The whole poem could be considered as an analogy, as it compares the peasant and the knight with the hard-workers and talents lives to highlight how similar they are in real life. Symbolism also helps with this comparison, symbolising arrow as pride, valor as rage,
‘Annabel Lee’ by Edgar Allan Poe is an eminently beautiful yet tragic poem centred around the theme of a forbidden love between two people, and the many obstacles that they overcome in order to be together. At the same time the poem relates back to a man’s undying love for his wife in which even death is unable to hinder. From the beginning of the poem, I realized Poe to be an articulate person who has a beautiful way with words, as he describes the origin of his love story between himself and Annabel Lee. This was shown in Stanza 1 where I identified him to be a kind and doting person, as he continues to talk about a maiden from the kingdom by the sea whom only wished to love and be loved by Poe. As this was written by Poe and shown from