• Mid-Term Break Analysis
    , a foot for every year meaning that the boy has grown to four foot which is four years.  This poem is organised with three lines per stanza, almost like an unrhymed tercet with the exception of the last line. This structure make the last line stand out more so than the rest which shows the readers...
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  • The Red Wheelbarrow
    Jessica Holifield Mrs. Walker English IV 24 August 2012 “The Red Wheelbarrow” “The Red Wheelbarrow,” by William Carlos Wiliams, is a very short poem, consisting of four stanzas. Each stanza has two lines and a total of four words. There are three words on the first line and one word on the...
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  • Carol Ann Duffy: Stealing
    , destruction, and the cold. Alienation appears several times throughout the poem and it is important to note that the speaker is not only alienated from society, but also from himself and the simplicity of childhood. In stanza three, line four the speaker says “I watch my gloved hand” and in the next line he...
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  • The Solitary Reaper: a Response
    , listened, music, heard in stanza four. The Scottish girl’s sweet singing, and the peaceful stage implicates melodiousness, and this is the reason why solitude and music is emphasized an exceptional amount of times throughout the poem. The singing girl in this poem is solitary in an optimistic...
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  • Poetry
    first in each line form a word or message when read in a sequence. Ballad A poem that tells a story similar to a folk tail or legend which often has a repeated refrain. Ballade Poetry which has three stanzas of seven, eight or ten lines and a shorter final stanza of four or five. All stanzas...
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  • Poems
    . What is the prevailing atmosphere? 10. What is the predominant tone of the poem? · Useful Expressions for Interpretation The poem consists of / comprises three stanzas. The first stanza is composed of four lines / The number of lines varies greatly. The poem has a rather complex...
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  • “Simile, Willow and Ginkgo”
    the poem. The rhyme scheme for the first stanza is a,b,c,b. This shows that two words at the end of each line rhyme. This poem uses assonance. For example, in lines one through four, Eve Merriam uses etching and sketch. Another example of assonance is in lines 21 through 22. Eve Merriam uses Willow and Ginkgo. The poet also uses onomonopia. ...
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  • Critical Analysis of Sous Les Arbres
    poem opens with a one sentence stanza (lines 1-4) written in an alexandrine with the caesura having an irregular form. The caesurae appear seven times throughout the stanza instead of the regular four. The opening three lines all contain an irregular placement of the caesura, while the final line...
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  • Comparison of "Garden of love" and "The Echoing Green"
    growing old and die. In “The Garden of Love” there are four stanzas, two with four lines, one with five lines and one with only one line. In the other poem, “The Garden of Love”, the setting is exactly the same. This is the author’s purpose, because these two stories are more or less made...
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  • Short Note on "The Sea - James Reeves"
    onomatopoeias, or sound words, to describe the poem vividly. The Sea, by James Reeves, basically talks about how the sea is similar to a dog in many occasions. In the first stanza, the poet mentions how the sea is similar to a dog, thus supporting this connection with the latter part of the poem...
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  • Robert Frost Poetry: Rhyme Schemes
    . It keeps the poetry steady and moves the reader along at a decent pace. However, the first four lines of the second stanza transitions the reader from the quick pace of the first stanza to the ending of the poem. The last two lines use the same word to end the line, placing a great deal of emphasis...
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  • Crossing at the Bar Meaning
    sentence (line 15 & 16) “I hope to see my Pilot face to face when I have crossed the bar”; the Pilot can be his guide towards death, an angel or God. In respect to the structure, the poem is divided in four stanzas which have resemblances, for example: the first stanza begins with: “sunset and...
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  • A Complementary Essay of: a Red Red Rose, Robert Burns
    the readers. The language patterns used throughout this poem creates an impact towards the reader in various ways. In stanza one and two, line one is an Iambic tetrameter and line two to four is an iambic tri-meter, but in stanza three and four, line two until four is neither an iambic tetrameter...
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  • Poetry
    of three unrhymed lines of five, seven, and five morae, usually containing a season word. Horatian ode Short lyric poem written in two or four-line stanzas, each with its the same metrical pattern, often addressed to a friend and deal with friendship, love and the practice of poetry. It is...
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  • The Lamb and the Tiger
    beautiful but dangerous, like the tiger, and fire relates to the tigers colours; this connection is also made at the beginning and the end of the poem, ‘Tiger, tiger, burning bright.’ The tiger is referred to as fire. Stanza four describes the tiger as being made by a blacksmith, ‘What the hammer? What...
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  • Poem in Two Voices
    completed in two parts, with the first four stanzas written among a series of poems composed in 1802 about childhood. The first part of the poem was completed on 27 March 1802 and a copy was provided to Wordsworth's friend and fellow poet, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, who responded with his own poem...
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  • Essay
    . Mametz Wood is written in three-line stanzas. The length of the lines changes. In some cases (for instance lines 4 and 12) the longer lines very clearly break up the neat form of the poem. These suggest the uneven ploughed field or the chits of bone rising out of the ground. The use of full-stops shows...
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  • Pike Commentary
    8th October 2012 Pike Commentary This poem, “Pike”, was written by English poet Ted Hughes. This poem made up from 11 stanzas and each stanza contains 4 lines. This poem can be divided in three parts, each of these parts describing different images of this poem. The first part starts from...
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  • Essay Comparing Two Poems
    alliteration because he thought that it was hard to find two words with the same letter and sound. A similarity between Charlotte Dymond and John Lomas is both poems have four line stanzas. The number of stanzas is different John Lomas having fourteen stanzas and Charlotte Dymond having twenty...
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  • Phonostylistic Analysis 'A player in spring' by Robert Frost
    Zhikulina Christina 303a Phonostylistic Analysis of the poem. (‘A player in spring’ by Robert Frost) In this poem lines written are performed in iambic tetrameter. There are four stanzas or we can say that it is a quatrain with four lines. For the English language, as well as for...
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