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Literary Devices Fire And Ice

Brainstorming: Fire= Desire Ice= Hate Frost represents the world ending through feelings that humans have, not through natural disasters. Talk about how desire covers your true appreciation for life itself Hate makes the whole community negative and is a toxic environment. SOAPSTone: Subject: Robert Frost is comparing fire and ice to desire and hate. Occasion: He is comparing desire and hate to express how the world is going to eventually end. Audience: Anyone older than, and including...

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Fire and Ice Robert Frost Commentary

Fire and Ice’ - Robert Frost In the poemFire and Ice’ Robert Frost explains how the world will end by either fire or ice. The poet uses these two primal elements to serve as a metaphor for the destructive powers of the universal human emotions. ‘Desire’ which he associates with fire, and ‘hate’ which he associates with ice. The poet uses the first person singular and concludes that from personal experience he sides with...

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Literary Devices

1. Alliteration Alliteration is a literary device in which two or more consecutive words, or words that are nearby in the same sentence, start with the same letter. It is often used in poetry, literature, slogans, and other propaganda because it is usually impressive and memorable. For example, Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers. 2. Assonance Assonance is the repetition of a pattern of similar sounds within a sentence. It is used to produce a form of rhyme throughout the whole...

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Literary Devices

afterwards I wrote the response, “A good war is a war that teaches it’s mistakes without one having to live with them.” At first I didn’t know if I had truly responded to the question. I analyzed both the question and response carefully through the literary devices and found myself satisfied with the responses standing. When analyzing the response I first had to return to the question. “When does paradox become hypocrisy?” Referring to this question I had to ask if my response held a paradox. “A good...

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Literary Devices

Literary Device Notes Alliteration Repeating the same letter or sound at the beginning of adjacent or closely connected words. Allusion A figure of speech that makes a reference to, or representation of, people, places, events, literary work, myths, or works of art, either directly or by implication. Bildungsroman A type of novel concerned with education, development, and maturation of a young protagonist. Essentially, a Bildungsroman traces the formation of a protagonist's maturity (the passage...

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literary devices

Literary Devices Alliteration: The repetition of the initial consonant sound in a series o words. It adds rhythm/emphasizes emotion. Example: The menacing moonlight created mystery Allusion: References to events or characters from history, myth, religion, literature, pop culture etc. Assonance: The repetition of vowel sounds in a series of words to add a musical effect. Example: We moaned and groaned as the horse bumped homeward. Flashback: A jump back into the past to provide an explanation...

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Critical Analysis of "Fire and Ice"

Critical Analysis of "Fire and Ice" One said, "Poetry is when an emotion has found its thought and the thought has found words." Four time Pulitzer Prize winning American poet, teacher, and lecturer, Robert Frost quoted this. Frost was born in 1874 and died in January of 1963. He lived in New England for practically his whole life, only moving to England for a short time to pursue his writing career in which he wrote many popular and oft-quoted poems. In his poem, "Fire and Ice", Frost uses imagery...

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Rhetorical Devices & Literary Terms

Rhetorical Devices that use figurative language Rhetorical devices are techniques that writers use to persuade, create a literary effect, or evoke an emotional response from the reader. Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative language, which is any language that goes beyond the literal meaning of words in order to furnish new effects or fresh insights into an idea or a subject (e.g. Whenever you call something “cool,” you’re not talking...

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Fire and Ice Analysis

poem “Fire and Ice,” it is both a lyric and didactic poem. There are several meanings that can be argued in “Fire and Ice.” Is Frost’s “Fire and Ice” about the world ending or a past love that has ended? In the first two lines, Frost writes, “Some say the world will end in fire, / Some say in ice.” The first thought that comes to mind when reading these two lines is that the poem is about the debate on how the world will one day end. Christians believe that the world is going to end in fire as the...

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Winston Churchill Literary Devices

illustrative literary devices and diction to inspire, convince, and persuade the British people to prepare for war and the American people to join England's worthy cause. Each literary device that Churchill uses enhances his message, adding to the beauty, and importance of the cause. During Churchill's speech "The Defense of Freedom and Peace", he decorates his message with literary devices such as allusion, rhetorical question, and imagery. Perhaps one of the most emotional of literary devices, Winston...

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