The theme of the poem is that there is good and bad in life it can go either way anytime in life. The tone also helped shape the poem because the one gave of the theme. The reason why I think that the theme is because in each part of the poem the tone constantly changes. For instance in stanza 1 the tone happy, in stanza 2 the tone is melancholy, in stanza 3 the tone remorse and the last stanza is
In the other poem, A Red, Red Rose written by Robert Burns has many metaphors, too. For instance, “while the sands o'life shall run”. This phrase means while he is alive and this is an example of a metaphor because it uses the hourglass to measure the sand. 2.In A Red, Red Rose, an example of extraggration is “Till a’ the seas gang dry, my dear, And the rocks melt wi’ the sun: I will luve thee still, my dear, While the sands o’ life shall run”. The narrator isn’t going to be alive when the sun melts the rocks.
The manner in which Keats structures “Ode to a Nightingale” allows the audience to engage with the text as though the speaker moves through his thoughts spontaneously. The effect exists early in the poem when the line, “And with thee fade away into the forest dim:” leads into the following stanza, beginning with, “Fade far away, dissolve, and quite forget” (Nightingale 20-21). The repetition of “fade away,” as well as the colon, gives the impression that the first thought sparks the next line, shaping the journey of the poem in the moment. The effect lends itself to the informal, conversational atmosphere of the poem, but most significantly, it allows language to convincingly force the speaker to return to reality. Describing the nightingale “in faery lands forlorn” brings him to the next stanza, dismayed to find himself “back from thee to my sole self” (Nightingale 70, 72).
The night plays a big role in this poem since it the main point why everything seems so lifeless. One also gets the symbol of “Rings break” personally giving it connection to an outer coat or covering of something that is breaking. This could be pertaining to all the life that is being taken away from such as from flowers and trees. It 's mentioned that the night has cut, like a knife which could mean the coat or cover being cut. Even when the poem seems dark there’s some hope left “leave the stark core”.
Precis of the Short Story: In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s Poem “The Tide Rises, The Tide Falls”(1879), Longfellow expresses that when any hardship is thrown your way to keep going through life and see the beauty within it. Longfellow supports his claim well using nature to describe how one should push themselves throughout all misfortunes. He uses the Tide as a analogy, because one day the tide will be high and proud and sometimes it can be low and prideless, but throughout every bad imprint in the sand the tide covers it all in the end. the audience he wanted to read his poem is people that really didn't see any hope Because even after his wife and offspring died he kept going on with life and everything got
6-8), when a sudden gleam of light brushes the speaker and his companion and gently warms them. For the first time in the poem, the speaker mentions a “we”. Unlike the previous Lieder, this one seems to depict a relationship that, albeit being in its very early stages, might turn out not be one-sided. In the first part of the sentence, positive and tender words like “streift” (brushes), “erwärmt” (warms) and “sanft” (gently) are used to convey the young love. However, the gleam of the light does not last.
"On Turning Ten" by Billy Collins is a poem that addresses the idea of aging in a depressing and frustrating manner. At first sight, one would never suspect this poem revolves around the theme of death. Yet, it goes beyond literal death and focuses on the death of childhood. Written in the first person, this poem depicts the period of juvenescence as a time of innocence, imagination, creativity, and fantasies. Throughout the stanzas, Collins explores the idea of growing up and leaving childhood behind through the use of literary devices, such as hyperbole, metaphor, and tone.
However, the poem also suggests that it takes time to actually see beauty and understand what beauty is. But when you see beauty, there is no easy way to interpret beauty. The beauty of something rather has to be kept safe, or let go. To start, the poet uses sensory words to describe
The poet uses a metaphor in the line 3 about in the sunshine and the shadow in his poem. It is contradicting us from the understanding between the lighter and darker places of the poem. Also, it is describing us about the knight is traveling from day to shadowy time. He stated lines 4-6 that the knight is taking a long journey to find the lost city of Eldorado, and he’s traveling very happy as well as he’s singing a song. Therefore, it serves a moment of having a good time in traveling was like for us when we are traveling to different