title implies that there is no good heaven
- almost sinister
- poem is more modernist in both form and ideas.
- completely irreugular rhythm - goes with unpredictability of the poem.
-rhyme is regular but goes unnoticed.
"Suddenly I saw"
- implies that the Cold Heaven is a sudden vision or dream - he is seeing it.
- sense of immediacy - reader thrust right into the poem.
"Cold and rook delighting heaven"
- cold and rook delighting heaven - gutterals - sounds sharp/ harsh/ dangerous.
- rook = black bird - bringers/ messengers of evil from the devil.
- not what you would usually associate with heaven.
"That seemed as though ice burned and was but the more ice"
- impossible - juxtaposition of oxyoronic images - reinforces idea of a dream or a vision.
- fire is associated with hell so as heaven is opposite to heaven the ice is the opposite to fire.
- long sentence - thoughts coming quickly/ jumbled - overwhelmed.
"And thereupon imagination and heart were driven so wild...."
- heart - feelings - is that what is being driven wild.
- both romantic attributes
- driven - implies he's not in control - wild - seems desperate.
"So wild that every casual thoguh of this and that vanished"
- mind is taken over by heart/ feelings.
- vanished is very sunny.
"And left but memories, that should be out of season long ago"
- memories - bad ones from a long time ago - should have moved on long ago.
-enjambement - confused - overcome with emotion.
"With the hot…