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Cinderella. Original Publication: 1952 in Seventeen. By: Sylvia Plath Presented by: Breann Speraneo and Thrushna Mekala.

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cinderella

Cinderella

Original Publication: 1952 in Seventeen

By: Sylvia Plath

Presented by: BreannSperaneo and ThrushnaMekala

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This poem should be added to the Glencoe Course 5 Literature book because it contains many literary elements for high school students to identify such as sound devices, figurative language, and many others.
  • Students can also relate this to the classic fairy tale.
figurative language allusion
Figurative Language: Allusion
  • Entire poem alludes to the classic tale “Cinderella”

Until near twelve the strange girl all at once

Guilt-stricken halts, pales, clings to the prince

She hears the caustic ticking of the clock.

sound device assonance
Sound Device: Assonance
  • Assonance is shown through repeated “i” sounds.

Begin on tilted violins to span

Where guests slide gliding into light like wine;

atmosphere
Atmosphere
  • The atmosphere gives off a sophisticated and romantic vibe.

The prince leans to the girl in scarlet heels,

Rose candles flicker on the lilac wall

sound device consonance
Sound Device:Consonance
  • Consonance is demonstrated in this line by repetition of the “r” sound.

Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan

  • Repeated “l” sounds demonstrate consonance.

Guilt-stricken halts, pales, clings to the prince

imagery
Imagery
  • A girl’s eyes and hair are described in detail through imagery.

Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan

  • The movements of dancing couples are revealed through imagery.

And glided couples all in whirling trance

rhyme scheme
Rhyme Scheme
  • Written mostly in ABAB
  • Usually ten syllables per line, most stanzas add up to forty syllables
  • Written in iambic pentameter

The prince leans to the girl in scarlet heels, A

Her green eyes slant, hair flaring in a fan B

Of silver as the rondo slows; now reels A

Begin on tilted violins to span B

10

10

10

10

rhythm
Rhythm
  • Quatrains, except for last stanza which is a couplet

The whole revolving tall glass palace hall

Where guests slide gliding into light like wine;

Rose candles flicker on the lilac wall

Reflecting in a million flagons’ shine,

As amid the hectic music and cocktail talk

She hears the caustic ticking of the clock

figurative language simile
Figurative Language: Simile
  • Movements of the guests are compared to wine through a simile

Where guests slide gliding into light like wine;

summary
Summary
  • The poem “Cinderella” by Sylvia Plath should be added to the Glencoe Literature book because it includes:

Allusion Imagery

Assonance Rhyme Scheme

Atmosphere Rhythm

Consonance Simile