One flesh

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  • One Flesh
    • Structure
      • 3 stanza's, 6 lines in each one
    • Rhyming scheme
      • Irregular rhyming scheme.
    • Title
      • Marriage, always one, one body
      • Contrast to what the peom is actually about
    • Lanuage
      • Metaphor
        • "time itself's a feather"
      • Contrasting lanuage
        • "Tossed up like flotsam from a former passion
        • "strangely apart, yet strangely close together"
      • Frequent juxtaposition
      • Simile
        • "She like a girl, dreaming of childhood"
    • Theme
      • Separation
      • Passion will die
        • "former passion"
      • Broken marriage
        • "it is like a confession"
      • Nothing being done
        • "it is as if they wait some new events"
    • Imagery
      • Separation
      • Two separate beds
        • "Each in separate beds"
    • Tone
      • Sad, negative
      • Negative image of older couples
        • "former passion"
        • "dreaming of childhood"
    • Meaning
      • A child speaking about there parent's loss of relationship
        • "Whose fire from which I came"
        • "my mother and father"
      • Speaking in 3rd person

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