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    This poem of twenty four lines is divided into four stanzas of sestets. The poem follows the rhyme scheme ABCABC. In the last stanza, many of the rhymes are feminine—daughter, mother, water, other. The erratic rhythm of the poem is sprung rhythm, designed to imitate the rhythm of natural speech. It is comprises of feet in which the first syllable is stressed and may be followed by a varying number of syllables which are unstressed. Rhymes and near rhymes in this poem maintain a pattern, which creates a sense of unpredictability and uncontrollability, the very nature of grief itself. The poet is the main character in the poem, with many first-person references. The use of poetic devices such as alliteration – “mankind making” and “flower…

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    Reading Journal Number Seven Romanticism- Poems By Samuel Taylor Coleridge and John Keats Samuel Taylor Coleridge’s “Rhyme Of The Ancient Mariner” and John Keats’ “Ode to a Nightingale” both exemplify the new direction for the world and message that poets of the romanticism era were trying to covey to the reading public. Both poems encompass the turn toward the fusion of a number of aspects that romantic poets felt was needed to connect to the reader. In Coleridge’s “Rhyme Of The Ancient…

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    Nursery rhymes can bring back great memories of your childhood. The story behind many nursery rhymes are based on historical events and the lyrics were written regarding to royal and political events going on at the time. Many do not realize some of the most popular nursery rhymes are based on beheadings, murderers, and taxes. Here are a few examples of these types of nursery rhymes. The words of this well-known nursery rhyme called “Baa, Baa, Black Sheep" are: Baa, baa, black sheep, Have…

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    Topic/Central Focus: This activity is intended for use in a literacy center in class. The students have been introduced to rhyming words, but few have been able to demonstrate their mastery or even understanding of rhymes. This lesson will give the students an opportunity to learn about rhymes and practice with words that rhyme with bat. The students will be taught that words rhyme when the ending of words end similarly. Upon completion of this lesson, students will demonstrate and practice…

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    When the reader first analyzes the poem, it naturally comes of as harsh or scary. The first thought that comes to mind is that the drunken father is abusing the child. Although after further analysis of the poem it seems as though that is not the case. The poem doesn’t sound as though it was the happiest memory of the child’s life, but it wasn’t a memory he feared either. In the poem “My Papa’s Waltz” written by Theodore Roethke, the speaker’s experience seems to be a positive one based on the…

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    “Life is a choice, and determining what to choose shows self-reliance, the dignity of the doer as well as the essence of human right in running life”, this is according to R.B Edi Pramono. The Road Not Taken was a poem written by Robert Frost (1875-1963). The poem uses the two roads as metaphor, for it symbolizes the choices we do in our lives, like when we arrive in the point that we have to choose between two things. The poem uses a rhyme scheme, written in the first person, and is composed of…

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    Amazingly even through all of the revisions, Poe manages to keep his end word rhyme scheme of AABBCC…ETC. Every two end words rhyme before changing rhyme scheme and repeating the process. For example, in the first version of the poem you get the end words of stanza one on respected order “moon” and “June.” The rhyme scheme then changes to “lie” and “eye,” to “dance” and “romance,” to “alas” and “mass.” In the final product it goes “June” and “moon,” to “dim” and “rim,” to “drop” and “top,” to…

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    The poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost contains four stanzas of five lines. Each stanza has a rhyme scheme of ABAAB. The poem begins by saying the problem and setting that a traveler comes to a fork in the road during the fall. Frost shows the reader that the season is fall by the color of the trees’ leaves, “yellow wood.” In the first two stanzas, Frost takes the role of the traveler and begins to explain both paths. One path being full of nature and beautiful while the other looking…

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    The rhyme pattern in T.S. Eliot’s poem, “Preludes,” is a sophisticated and modern variation on an old form. The poem, “Preludes,” has an uneven rhyme scheme and concentrates on the dim experience of life in the city. The poem is separated into four parts related to the phases of the day and night, starting with the evening in part I, the morning in part II, the middle of the night and into the morning in part III, and back to evening in part IV. The first stanza is composed of thirteen,…

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    Smith’s elegiac sonnet, the speaker employs a wide variety of rhymes in order to demonstrate her growing anger and sadness towards her poetic abilities. Because Smith’s work follows the structure of a traditional English sonnet, end rhymes are employed at the close of each line. Thus, the last word of the first line rhymes with the last word of the third line, the last word of the second line rhymes with the last word of the fourth line, so on and so forth. In the opening quatrain, the speaker…

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