The Piano

Poem analysis

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  • Created by: Frankie97
  • Created on: 28-12-13 10:35
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  • The Piano
    • Structure
      • aabb rhyming couplets
        • "me, see; strings, sings"
      • 3 stranzas
      • Enjambement
        • "the insiduous mastery of song betrays me back,"
      • Punctuation variety
        • ; : ,
      • hexameters + 13 meters
        • "Softly, in the dusk, a womn is singing to me;"
    • Imagery
      • Simile
        • "I weep like a child for the past"
      • Personification
        • "the heart of me weeps to belong"
      • Auditory imagery
        • "tinkling; tingling"
      • Visual imagery
        • "small, poised feet"
      • Figurative language
        • "my manhood is cast Down in the flood of remembrance"
      • Image
        • "The glamour Of childish daysis upon me, my manhood is cast"
    • Language
      • Sibilance
        • "Softly; singing"
      • Alliteration
        • "singing; Taking"
      • Present simple + continuous
        • "Taking; smiles"
      • Jargon
        • "appassionato"
      • Emotive language
        • "weep; cast"
    • Effect
      • Symbol
        • "My manhood is cast down in the flood of remembrance"
      • Sympathy
        • "I weep like a child for the past"
      • Atmosphere
        • Sad + Nostalgic
    • Meaning
      • Nostalgic
      • Contrast
        • Between time zones
      • Subjective sympathy
        • Narrator's point of view only on his life
    • Tone
      • Sad
      • Calm
      • Nostalgic
      • Narrator= charcter

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