Theodore Roethke. (1908-1963). Doyle Elegy for Jane. Anita. The Far Field. I Knew A Woman. Jeff. H ow to read literature And Why it is important. Illustrating the impact of the literature on culture, society, and the individual.
The Far Field
I Knew A Woman
Step by step instructions to getting the best results out of literature.
Figurative Language - Whenever you describe something by comparing it with something else, you are using figurative language.
What is the structure of the poem? Two of the most important features to note here are
stanza and meter form.
What, primarily, is the poem about, and how do you know that?
Does the poem fall into an identifiable subgenre—for example, is it a sonnet, ballad,
haiku, or dramatic monologue?
The accent, inflection, intonation, and speech-sound quality manifested by an individual speaker, usually judged in terms of prevailing standards acceptability; enunciation.
example: Her home was a prison.
The wind whispered softly in the night.
Demonstrating an understanding and appreciation for one major writer, work, genre, literary theory, or literary movementIs not hard when you follow these steps.