Analysis Of The Poem ' The Lake Isle Of Innisfree ' Essay

767 Words Dec 15th, 2016 4 Pages
Kay Ryan’s “Chemise” and W.B. Yeats “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” demonstrate various technical aspects of poetry of which are fundamental in professing significance of what the poet or speakers subject matter. Diction, is a key component that depicts both the environment and conflicts that are expressed both internally or externally via metaphors and other literary elements. “Chemise” is a poem that utilizes diction in order to convey a conflict, depicted through language via man versus himself to further complicate the answers in which we all answered. “The Lake Isle of Innisfree” uses diction in order to convey serenity of which is found in the warmth and privacy of a lakeside cabin, depicted in the first stanza of the poem.
“What would the self disrobed look like…” in the very opening of the poem demonstrates the poet’s word crafting ability. To say undressed or bare would not have been as elegant, nor would it leave enough to the imagination as the word ‘disrobed’ leads me to believe in a more gentle, and artistic rather than callous and imperceptive. The follow up line “...the form undraped?” is not referring to the physical kind of clothing, but rather the person we are without the constraints of our societal skin. The opening of “Innisfree” describes the poet’s hasty retreat, “I will arise and go now, and go to Innisfree,” followed by the description of surroundings in the first stanza. The poets usage of imagery, further depicts the resonance and movements of…

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