C, 1). This shows that Poems and songs may be different artforms but they are made to make you feel. That is the main focus of both artforms. The Song “Through the valley”, by Shawn James, as well as the poem “The Valley of Unrest¨, by Edgar Allen Poe in this case both are equal in the matters of poetic and
Aun: This is the general theme of the poem because both poets talk about how your decisions lead to your fulfillment. Robert Frost says that when you make big life decisions, it makes your life fulfilled. While Emerson’s approach to this idea is way different because he says that through making the decision to accept the spiritual world, you can transcend and reach fulfillment. The visual on the poster represents the theme because it has two ways representing the paths and how one leads to a light bulb showing being content and the other path leads to sad and happy mask which shows being happy or fulfilled. This means that when you make a decisions you will be fulfilled.
His choice of making the stream glass shows that his reflection is not what he wanted it to be at that point in his life, or he feels as though he is irrelevant to others. Dunbar uses end rhyme to give the poem a more song-like feel. His use of rhyme gives the poem a backdrop for all the other literary devices he uses throughout his poem. The rhyme scheme in the first stanza is ABCCBAA. “[I] know how the caged bird feels!” is a use of a symbol.
Many things come with 2 sides; good and bad. In the poem, it talks of the bad side where readers of poems want to “torture a confession” out of a poem rather than just enjoying a poem for what it is. The author wants readers to analyze poems positively rather than negatively like they are accustomed to do. This relates to my life in that everyone focuses on the bad things I do rather than looking at the good things I do in life. This poem also reminds me of how the education system works.
It’s a love that overcomes human faults. To sum it all up, both The Road Not Taken and Love Poem “play a unique role not simply in American literature, but in American culture —and in world culture as well” (Orr 2). We can see how literary devices shape and speak inside these poems. From the metaphoric road in The Road Not Taken and the grinning lipstick on the lover’s coat in Love Poem, literary devices are the true stars that make these poems great. In poetry it’s not so much what lines you are reading, but what you are reading in-between the lines that matter the
All in all, Edgar Allan Poe wrote an amazing poem showing the different feelings toward his love that had passed on. Tiger Army took that piece and change the mood and perspective of the poem and turned it into a song. They both talk about the same thing, just with a different mood/tone. Both authors writing great pieces should their love for Annabel Lee.
The darker tone shows the bleakness of the circumstances of many African American times, but the figurative language goes on to illustrate how they were able to stand proud with what they had. This lead to the theme of the poem of pointing out structural issues within the country. This message was delivered with powerful emotion; it was more than a poem to elicit a tear, but a poem to bring
The reason for Clint Smith is very well formulated is because of his choice of words. He use for example: profoundly, melanin synonymous, determined. But at the same time his way of telling this poem, makes it so special and fascinating, as a reader you are being drawn in to his childhood, his world, just by the thing he says. If you only look at the text, you will actually fell that same as if you hear him saying it out loud. It is like he is telling a story, first he starts out with something that everybody that is listing to him understand, and in that way he already have the audience attention (00:11) “Growing up, I didn 't always understand why my parents made me follow the rules that they did” afterwoods he go on an and tell about the issue there have been.
Poetry Comparison Using limited words, poets can tell a story, express heartache, or impart advice. Unique and artistic, poetry peaks as the most creative style of writing. By dissecting elements individually, text across different time periods can begin to relate to one another. While “Still I Rise,” “The Road Not Taken,” and “Daddy” may seem unrelated at first glance, they share the similar underlying theme that our personal mentalities and choices directly affect our lives; however, the differences in the ‘type’ of poem and rhyme scheme express these thoughts diversely. Poetry, by nature, allows for each reader to interpret the theme in a different manor.
She is able to see such a variety of complex artistic devices and compress them into a brief and detailed poem. Not only is an amazing metaphor being described, but she manages to merge it with personification, making hope take another form. She is able to use a detailed rhythmic scheme which brings the poem to life by giving it sound and presence. This poem has layer after layer, which makes it so special. Many of the stanzas can be interpreted to be multivalent, but the true underlying message Dickinson is writing about is more than clear.