A Youth Mowing

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  • Created by: Frankie97
  • Created on: 29-12-13 12:59
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  • A Youth Mowing
    • Structure
      • 4 stranzas
        • 2=abab 2=abcb
      • Enjambement
        • "yea,... in store"
      • Punctuation
        • : ; , ' . -
      • Repetition
        • "me, scythe"
    • Imagery
      • Juxtaposition
        • "Is mine...; ...I am"
      • Metaphor
        • "His head...corn"
      • Contrast
        • "Lad,...be"
      • Comparison
        • "Lad,...me"
      • Metonymy
        • "what's"
      • Auditory + visual
        • "scythe-blade bright; swish of the scythe"
      • Image
        • "yea, though I'm sorry for thee"
    • Language
      • Onomatopeia
        • "swish"
      • Jargon
        • "scythe; corn; stubble..."
      • Emotive
        • "sorry; what's in store"
      • Irony
        • "I claim...all; though ...thee"
      • Sibilance
        • "scythe-strokes"
      • Alliteration
        • "first; four"
    • Effect
      • Symbol
        • "Scythe"
      • Theme
        • Death + dominance
      • Story feel
      • Sympathy search
      • Atmosphere
        • Suspense + tension
    • Meaning
      • Anectodotal/ fable like
        • Always watch your back
      • Viewpoint
        • Boy's (servant)
      • Subjective
        • Boy's
    • Tone
      • Suspense, Sympathetic, sad
      • Narrator
        • boy's

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