Elegy for my Fathers Father

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  • Created on: 15-09-18 09:45
What is an Elegy?
an elegy is a poem of serious reflection, typically a lament for the dead.
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hyperbole and emphasis: eighty years of days
emphasis on so much missed opportunity to relate to family
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Tone in poem- three words
slow  sombre  lamenting  sorrowful  nostalgia  mixed feelings
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mood in poem- three words
 passivity  pity  admiration  melancholic
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Theme
Grandfather not loved but respected, physically strong but emotionally weak, lonely at end, finds contentment in nature
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Card 2

Front

emphasis on so much missed opportunity to relate to family

Back

hyperbole and emphasis: eighty years of days

Card 3

Front

slow  sombre  lamenting  sorrowful  nostalgia  mixed feelings

Back

Preview of the back of card 3

Card 4

Front

 passivity  pity  admiration  melancholic

Back

Preview of the back of card 4

Card 5

Front

Grandfather not loved but respected, physically strong but emotionally weak, lonely at end, finds contentment in nature

Back

Preview of the back of card 5

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