Half-past Two

Poem analysis

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  • Created by: Frankie97
  • Created on: 28-12-13 14:27
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  • Half-past Two
    • Structure
      • Repetition
        • Two; Time;ever
      • 11 equal Stranzas
        • 3 lines each
      • Punctuation
        • () . , : '
      • Enjambement
        • "and must Stay in school-room till half-past two."
      • Few rhymes
        • "knew, two; time, time;ever, ever
    • Imagery
      • Personification
        • "clockface, little eyes, two long legs for walking, click its language"
      • Comparison
        • "slotted him"
      • Figurative language
        • "Gettinguptime, TVtime, ..."
      • Olfactory/ Auditory/ Tactile
        • "smell.../ silent noise/ air outside"
    • Language
      • Jargon
        • "clockface; timeyouwereofftime"
      • Alliteration
        • "taught; time"
      • Cliche
        • "TVtime"
      • Sibilance
        • "Smell; Silent"
      • Hyperbole
        • "So he waited, beyond onceupona, Out of reach of all the timefors"
      • Onomatopeia
        • "click"
      • Literal language
        • "Gettinguptime"
      • Emotive language
        • "scared; wicked"
      • Colloqual
        • Child talk
    • Meaning
      • View point
        • Adult of child self
      • VIew of time, world and life
        • Child different from Adult
      • Imagination of child
        • No worries except for irrelevant child things
      • Influence
        • Repetition
    • Effect
      • Theme
        • Childhood + Time
      • Narrator
        • Adult self of child
      • Story like
      • Capitals
        • Impact of wrongness + respect for statue in socety
      • Daily life
      • Untitled
      • Change in tone + voice
        • Change in speed
    • Tone
      • Narrator
        • Adult via Child
      • Tone
        • Scared but joyful and imaginative
        • Past recounter
      • Respectful
        • "She"

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