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  • Created on: 19-02-13 12:29
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  • After a great pain, a formal feeling comes
    • Imagery
      • "Hear questions" personification, pain, suffering
      • "Hour of Lead" - Metaphor - Heaviness of emptotion - burden. time will pass
    • Meaning
      • The process of greiving
      • She's struggling to get over death - she's turning into stone
    • Stanza 3
      • "Hour of Lead" - heavy feeling , burden. Metaphor - Heaviness of emotion = set time, will pass
      • "Freezing persons" - losing senses. Letting go
      • "Stupor" - Incapable of letting go
    • Stanza 2
      • "Lead", "Wooden", "stone", "Tombs" - The use of concrete nouns creates a link to a graveyard - Death/grief
      • "Feet, mechanical" - Unnatural  juxtaposes with the pain in the 1st stanza
    • Stanza 1
      • "formal feeling" - use of alliteration
      • "formal", "ceremonious" - people at a funeral - Set procedure
      • "Heart questions"  - Personifaction  conveys pain
    • Language
      • Semantic field - Materials, all links to a graveyard
      • "stupor" - lexical choice, incapable of feeling/without pain
      • "mechanical"  - emotionless
    • "Verse Form
      • Irregular form, suggests breakdown of emotions

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