Sense Devices. Sense Devices. Simile : a direct comparison and can be recognized by the use of the words as or like fair as a star, when only one is shining in the sky. Like a wind that falls at eve our fancies blow. Sense Devices.
fair as a star, when only one
is shining in the sky.
Like a wind
that falls at eve our fancies blow
A violet by a mossy stone
Half hidden from the eye.
Your cheecks are tomatoes
Thy sweetest can be enjoyed.
Many have loved me desperately,
Many with smooth serenity,
While some have shown contempt of me
Till they dropped underground.
…Patience who asks
Wants war, wants wound; weary his …
MEANING IDEA THEME
- the emotional coloring/meaning of the
- an extremely important part of the full
- is indicated by the inflections of the
Ecstatic sinister sinful solemn
Humorous mocking happy sad
Resigned despair joyful light
Horrible hopeful incredulous
Sunset and evening star,
And one clear call for me!
And may there be no moaning of the bar
When I put out to sea,
But such a tide as moving seems asleep,
to full for sound and foam,
When that which drew from out the boundless deep
turns again home.
Twilight and evening bell,
And after that the dark!
And may there be no sadness of farewell
When I embark;
For though from out our bourne of Time and Place
The flood may bear me far,
I hope to see my Pilot face to face
When I have crossed the bar
There are three categories of person in the poem:
I/we as the speaker, refers to the subject or the poet him/herself
you as the second person refers to the object or someone/thing the speaker talks to
he/she/they/it as the third person refers to the object the speaker talks about
a short poem expressing the thoughts and feelings of a single speaker (1st person).
a poem which its main purpose is to tell a story
a poem that presents the voice of an imaginary character/s speaking directly, without any additional narration
a poem that reflects the condition or situation surrounding the poet when it was written