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Poetry Notes On How To Analyze Poetry And Analysis Of Famous Poems.

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English Poetry Notes3 Pillars of Poetry? Appreciation - process - enjoyment / interest (provocative - interest & evocative - emotion)? Analysis - process? Interpretation (changing) - productThemes = tone (author's attitude to subject)Process (learn) vs. Product (mark)Snake (10)? Judge others by what you learnLet's not be unjust upon others? Can't do something until it has its back turned? TemptationWe know something is wrong, but we still do itCan't break the cycleTo a Fat Lady seen from a train (13)? Reflection: isolation & aloneLonelyJudgemental? Trundling through lifeMaybe you aren't the conductor?? Passing by life with tunnel vision? Shielded?The road not taken (21)? SeasonsSpring = birth & rebirthSummer = youth & adultAutumn = middle-age / retirementWinter = death? Extended metaphor: fork in the road? Make a decisionYou will never come back and re make the decisionDon't over think, you'll make manyOzymandias (25)? 3 speakers: writer (inn/bar in italy / swiss), story teller, ozymandias? S-sounds = desert wind? Hand = sculptor (synecdoche)? End of poem = pulls out of imageCacophony & euphemism? Emphasis = 2 syllable & 1 syllable (causes anticipation)? Tyrant (cold command)Sarcasm & ironySneeringTime & nature? Aprocal image (anything can happen) - arrogance? Warning to egoDover beach (130)? Wedding NightThe world is empty? We need something to fill the vacuum? (love...?) we are naked (nothing) without faith? English Beach? Life / Humans = a tideWe can only see the ebb? Bad things (the decline.. when it goes away)? But one day it will come backA valediction: forbidding mourning (164)? True love / Better LoveAlways connected? Might drift away (compass), but you will...

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