what to include in poetry comparrison essay

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talking about the language?

IMAGERY

EMOTIVE LANGUAGE

SOUND AFFECTS

ONOMATOPOIA

ALITTERATION 

DOES THE POET USE SENTANCES

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what to include when writing about the structure?

ceasura

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sentance structure

quatrains

rhyme

punctuation

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what to include when writing about the form?

sonnet - 14 line poem, ending in a rhyming couplet

traditional or modern

regualr or irregular

free verse

quatrains- 4 line stanza

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what to include at the begining of the essay

needs to have a discussion on themes and ideas, and compare the two poems with contrast as well

mention themes - death love nature, pain and desire, memory, time and getting older. we need to explore them in the introduction. you need to argue another point of view 'one could argue that...'

ideas- what are the ideas that the persona is using, does the poet share about the persona?

is the poem autobiographical?

key things to remember!

  • if the questions for example asks to compare the language then briefly talk about structure and defiantely form in the introduction.
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what are the poetic devices

 identify different techniques used in the poems and make comparrisons between them

dont just what the technique is talk about what effect it has on the poem

poetic devices include...

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