The despairing and dramatic tone of the poem emphasizes the melancholy and the desire of the narrator to be at her home. Besides this, there is a hopeful and questioning tone in the poem. First of all, the dramatic and despairing tone is very dominant. The narrator really wants to be at her home but she is very far away from it. She misses her home and the despairing tone of poem emphasizes the longing and desire of her for her home.
He was born in 1822 (par 1). Matthew Arnold was also a British poet just like John Masefield. Matthew Arnold became Professor of Poetry at Oxford University in 1867 (par 1). Arnold felt that faith in religion was dwindling during his time period (par 2). “Arnold’s arguments, for a renewed religious faith and an adoption of classical aesthetics and morals, are particularly representative of mainstream Victorian intellectual concerns (par 2).” Arnold’s poetry often involved battles with psychological isolation (par 2).
Shakespeare's poem also has a loving mood. He explains that no matter what happens his love for his lover will never fade an he will always be by her side. This makes the reader feel his loving mood toward her. Making his poem have a tone of appreciation and loving mood. Unlike in the poem What my lips have kissed, and where, and why by Edna St. Vincent Millay has a depressing tone.
In the poem Dover Beach, the themes is that, people have good and bad times in life. The poem has many rhetorical devices such as personification, allusions, simile, repetition, imagery, and rhyme. The devices helped the writes get the theme across or the meaning of the story. The reason why I think the theme of the poem is there is bad and good times in life because in the first stanza the tone happy, the second stanza it is melancholy, the third stanza the tone remorse and the last stanza is sorrow. The first stanza’s tone is calm and happy.
The speaker does not dwell on the hardships he has just endured, but instead remarks that he feels “painted and glittered.” The diction used towards the end of the work conveys the new attitude of the speaker. He is overcome with his triumph over the swamp, and now indulges in the beauty of new life and rebirth after struggle. Oliver’s strong diction conveys the speaker’s transformation and personal growth over
A short poem similar to “Good Times” by Lucille Clifton normally would lack dimension and artistic value, however, through Clifton’s masterful writing and specific use of repetition, she elevates the poem to a noteworthy level, telling a complex story in a dense 18 lines. The short, repetitive poem lists an litany of momentary positives that juxtapose the more abundant times that are characterized by hardship. In focusing on “good times,” Clifton reveals the conflict between the present situation and previous memories. In “Good Times,” repetition is used in multiple ways to expose the complexity and depth of a single
Roald Dahl made good use of descriptive words and sentences. One example of this is when he stated “green curtains were hanging on either side of the window. The Chrysanthemums looked wonderful beside them.” This helps show that the house looks welcoming on the outside. Another good example of this craft move was when he wrote “But my dear boy, he never left. He’s still here.
The diction he uses is dramatic words to describe a small object. He uses syntax to make his point be understood by the reader. He uses long sentences to really describe the leftover food so the reader understands how he feels about it. He uses imagery to paint a clear picture. Doing this he can make sure the reader and get a good visual on the item or situation he is presenting.
Matthew Arnold 's poem “Dover Beach” expresses many different thoughts on life and relates such thoughts to the ocean. This poem describes an ocean while trying to get its reader to look beneath the surface of the poem and extract the information that it is talking about something of greater importance to the speaker. These feelings are not directly stated in the poem, it is only through the use of literary devices that such a reference becomes evident.The idea that life can suddenly be filled with agony in the poem “Dover Beach” is illustrated by the use of diction, tone and type of poetry. A lyrical poem is all about the thoughts and feelings of the speaker. The speaker of “Dover Beach” is, therefore, expressing his interpretations on how
Year 10 Text Analysis: Poetry Photo Story Written Analysis You’re Name: Nick Robbertse Yesterdays sorrow by heath The Poem: Themes, Structure, Poetic Devices The poetic techniques used in the poem yesterdays sorrow were sorrow, end rhyme when the poem has lines ending with words that sound the same. Enjambment was used as a poetic technique which is a continuation of a sentence without a pause beyond the end of the line or a line to me exact, couplets, or stanzas. Emotive language was used as a poetic technique in the poem and it is the ability to express emotion during a poem or the poem, for example a picture that really expresses and artist’s