• Satisfying Sound Devices
    Samuel Taylor Coleridge uses several types of sound devices to enhance the meter and rhyme of the poem written in seven main parts. In “The Rime of the Ancient Mariner,” Coleridge uses sound devices such as alliteration, onomatopoeia, consonants, assonance, internal rhymes, and end rhymes to heighten...
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  • She Walks in Beauty
    is clearly understood when Byron speaks of her image. This is noted on his voice. Lord Byron's "She Walks in Beauty" shows a perfect harmony whit its alternating rhymes. The poem has a new rhyming set in each stanza, ababab, cdcdcd, efefef, matching almost perfectly the last three syllables of each...
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  • "Thematically Innovative and Diverse but Technically Unadventurous" to What Extent Is This of French Poetry 1840-70
    the rules of versification in his use of weak and rich rhymes. In the poem "Le Voyage" the juxtaposition of rich and weak rhymes gives the reader an indication of Baudelaire's poetic ability. "Nous avons vu des astres Et des flots, nous avons vu des sables aussi; Et, malgré bien des chocs et...
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  • My Papa's Waltz
    him to bed, but not before they knock some pans off the shelf, upset mother, and little Theodore gets a few scrapes on his ear. The rhyme scheme employed by Roethke is a simple ABAB scheme. However, Roethke uses many slant rhymes in the poem as well, such as rhyming dizzy (line 2) and easy (line 4...
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  • Poetry Analysis
    see the depths this person will go and the sacrifices they will make to have the comfort of God. The use of internal rhyme is being used in “The Flea”- making it easier to understand the theme and speaker’s feelings. The first few lines of the poem consist of internal rhyme, as well as the rest...
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  • alfred noyes
    to remember. An example of this is “The Rhyme of the Ancient Mariner” tells the story of a sailor who killed and albatross and brought bad luck. Ballads typically contain a regular rhyme scheme. Having a regular rhyme scheme helps keep a constant rhythm throughout the poem, which helps make it...
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  • King of the Toilets
    the length of every line is about the same. The regularity of the structure of the poem gives it a musical nature and brings to mind children’s songs. The regular rhythm, in which almost every alternate beat is stressed, and the abcb rhyme scheme, with heavy emphasis on the last words that rhyme...
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  • Contemporary Music
    , personification, rhyme scheme and imagery are elements of a successful literary poem. To give a brief definition of these, alliteration is when two or more words in a poem begin with the same letter or sound; simile is a figure of speech in which two things are compared using the word "like" or "as...
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  • Peotry and Figurative Language
    passed to their intended audience. Imagery, rhymes, symbolism, among other ingredients of figurative language is among the commonly used stylistic devices that poets use. This paper seeks to identify imagery, metaphors, rhyme and structure in three specific poems and identifying the effect, which...
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  • fgndvasdfasdf
    . John Greenleaf Whittier uses allusion, rhyme, and personification in “A Dream of Summer” to convey the very idea of how everything from moods to people to plants has seasonal changes. First, Mr. Whittier uses many different allusions in this poem and has a variety, from religious outtakes, to...
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  • Poetry Terms
    generally; a bucolic. 9. Rondeau- a short poem of fixed form, consisting of 13 or 10 lines on two rhymes and having the opening words or phrase used in two places as an unrhymed refrain. 10. Rondel- a French verse form of 10 or 13 lines running on two rhymes; the opening phrase is repeated as the...
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  • Regret
    he did and how he treated his father as though he is in disbelief. As well as the rhythm and pace of this poem, there is also rhyme. This poem has perfect rhyme, but not patterned in any way. The rhyme seems to vary depending on the stanza, which also do not follow a specific pattern. There are...
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  • daffodils
    wandering around in the forest. I think it somehow gives me fairytale feeling. Lots of skills have been used in this poem. It has used rhyme-----a rhyme with a pattern------ words in line 1 and 3 in every stanzas are rhyme (e.g. cloud and crowd) , words in line 2 and 4 in every stanzas are rhyme...
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  • Madrigal
    understand the words you are reading from using the rhymes you are given. The rhymes in this poem are intermittent rhymes, which are rhymes that are staggered through every other line. Each set of rhyming words have a certain reason they were made to rhyme. Such as, “fair”, “air”, “everywhere”, and...
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  • Poem Comparison
    speaker is spitting her words out to the reader in disgust. This could relate to her overall feelings of disgust throughout the poem. This poem also has use of perfect rhyme and slant rhyme. One instance of perfect rhyme happens in lines 83-84, where the words hair and air rhyme. An example of slant...
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  • Poetry Analysis
    poem a second time over the audience notices a very controlled rhyme scheme. The poem consists of a rhyme scheme of A,B,A,B,C,D,C,D … until we reach the last two lines of the poem where Line 13 rhymes directly with Line 14. It is worth to note that the author doesn’t follow through to the end with the...
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  • True Grit
    , Rhyme, and metaphors. In the Poem,”The Analysis of Baseball” there are many Onamonpias used as an element of poetry. In this poem Onamonpias are used to get the reader into the poem and give excitement. The first example where an Onamonpia is used is when May Swenson says, “Ball bounces off bat...
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  • War Poetry
    the poet and to make the poems interesting. Sound and Rhythm are important in a poem to make it audibly aesthetic and to make it flow. Two of the poems have no rhyme (blank verse) ‘Letter XV' is staccato and abrupt but ‘Homecoming' uses repetition of ‘bringing them home' to help flow, and an...
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  • The Road Not Taken
    knowing where these paths will take him, Frost worries he will make the wrong decision. He finally decides to take the path that had not been taken. In order to dramatize the conflict Frost faces, he utilizes rhyme, imagery, other minor literary elements, and theme throughout the poem. Primarily...
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  • Landscape with the Fall of Icarus
    on when looking at Brueghel's picture. W. H. Auden's poem however is quite different. "Musee des Beaux Arts" is written in free verse, meaning that the poem is essentially "free" of meter, regular rhythm, or a rhyme scheme. Like the specific structural considerations of the sonnet form, the...
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