She Walks in Beutty

Topics: Sky, Sun, Cabin in the Sky Pages: 5 (828 words) Published: April 13, 2011
SHE WALKS IN BEAUTY
by: George Gordon (Lord) Byron (1788-1824)
sHE walks in beauty, like the night
Of cloudless climes and starry skies;
And all that's best of dark and bright
Meet in her aspect and her eyes:
Thus mellow'd to that tender light
Which heaven to gaudy day denies.
 
One shade the more, one ray the less,
Had half impair'd the nameless grace
Which waves in every raven tress,
Or softly lightens o'er her face;
And on that cheek, and o'er that brow,
So soft, so calm, yet eloquent,
The smiles that win, the tints that glow,
But tell of days in goodness spent,
A mind at peace with all below,
A heart whose love is innocent!
|____Images____ |__Diction__ |Figurative language | |Cloudless climes |mellowd |simile: “she walk in beauty, like the night” | |starry skies |gaudy |Synecdoche: “the smiles that win, the tints that glow | |dark and bright |nameless grace | | |tender light |softly | | |gaudy day |serenely sweet express pure | | |waves |peace | | |dwelling place |love | | |smiles | | | | | | | |Tones and Shifts |____Theme______ true beauty|Literary period characteristics | |lines 1-6~in love |comes from innocence and purity. |extravagant, melancholic, courageous it demonstrates | |lines 6-7~nature | |what a woman is really worth. It looks beyond physical | |lines 8-13~elegant and innocent | |appearance. The romantic era |

LIFE IS BUT A DREAM
by: Lewis Carroll (1832-1898)
A BOAT, beneath a sunny sky
Lingering onward dreamily
In an evening of July--
 
Children three that nestle near,
Eager eye and willing ear,
Pleased a simple tale to hear--
 
Long has paled that sunny sky;
Echoes fade and memories die;
Autumn frosts have slain July.
 
Still she haunts me, phantomwise,
Alice moving under skies
Never seen by waking eyes.
 
Children yet, the tale to hear,
Eager eye and willing ear,
Lovingly shall nestle near.
 
In a Wonderland they lie,
Dreaming as the days go by,
Dreaming as the summers die;
 
Ever drifting down the stream--
Lingering in the golden gleam--
Life, what is it but a dream?
|Images |Diction |Figurative language | |sunny sky |nestled near |alliteration :lingering in the golden | |dreamily |slain |gleam—life, what is it but a dream? | |evening of july |waking eyes tale| | |...
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