on my first sonne

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  • Created on: 23-05-11 17:06

3 types of language

pride and affection - poet is very fond of his son, it is written as if hes talking directly to him, so it makes it seem very personal and helps us to imagine the poets feelings

metaphorical language - a metaphor about debt and money explains why his son died "severn years tho wert lent to me". uses money as a metaphor, his son was lent to him for 7 years and then has to "pay" back his debt through the death of his son

comments about death - there are quite…


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