Stanza 4

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  • Created on: 12-11-13 22:17
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  • hate behind a white veil; a red balloon bursting / in my face. Bang. I stabbed at a wedding-cake. / Give me a male corpse for a long slow honeymoon. / Don't think it's only the heart that b-b-b-breaks.
    • love's/hate- emjambment. Highlights conflict of emotions.
    • veil- conflict of emotions. happy on wedding day but she is angry.
    • red- anger. Love and confusion
    • b/b- alliteration.
    • bursting- onomatopoeia. Breaking of her heart was sudden.
    • Stabbed- violence and anger that he evokes in her.
    • wedding-cake- the man who left her.
    • corpse- she wants him alive then dead. Confusion.
    • o repetition- assonance. Length of time she wants to spend on her honeymoon.
    • Don't think- everything she has is broken. She is the way she is because she's broken.
      • heart,body and mind.
    • b-b-b-b- breakdown of language. Emphasis on emotional breakdown. Can't speak properly.
  • balloon- her heart broke infront of everyone on her wedding day.
    • hate behind a white veil; a red balloon bursting / in my face. Bang. I stabbed at a wedding-cake. / Give me a male corpse for a long slow honeymoon. / Don't think it's only the heart that b-b-b-breaks.
      • love's/hate- emjambment. Highlights conflict of emotions.
      • veil- conflict of emotions. happy on wedding day but she is angry.
      • red- anger. Love and confusion
      • b/b- alliteration.
      • bursting- onomatopoeia. Breaking of her heart was sudden.
      • Stabbed- violence and anger that he evokes in her.
      • wedding-cake- the man who left her.
      • corpse- she wants him alive then dead. Confusion.
      • o repetition- assonance. Length of time she wants to spend on her honeymoon.
      • Don't think- everything she has is broken. She is the way she is because she's broken.
        • heart,body and mind.
      • b-b-b-b- breakdown of language. Emphasis on emotional breakdown. Can't speak properly.

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