The Prelude Quotes

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  • Created on: 07-09-18 16:16
'(led by her)'
(Language) (Parenthesis/Personification) Immediately uses personification to show the power nature has
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'Troubled pleasure'
(Language) (Oxymoron) Contrasting emotions- guilt and joy
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'Went heaving through the water like a swan'
(Language) (Similie) Shows the speakers ability to control the boat despite the fact it is an 'elfin pinnace'
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'a huge peak, black and huge'
(Language) (Repetition) Shows how affected the speaker is by the repetition of the word 'huge'. That is the only word they can think of
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'like a living thing, strode after me'
(Language) (Personification) The mountain is so powerful it is alive
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'O'er my thoughts there hung a darkness'
(Language) (Conflict in the mind) The scene is controlling the person's mind
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'upreared its head'
(Language) (Personification) The mountain is like a beast. 'Upreared is an ugly verb'
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'trembling oars'
(Language) (Verb) Reflects fear of speaker
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Frequent use of 'and'
(Structure) (Repetition) Gives a breathless, excited quality
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(Language) (Oxymoron) Contrasting emotions- guilt and joy

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'Troubled pleasure'

Card 3

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(Language) (Similie) Shows the speakers ability to control the boat despite the fact it is an 'elfin pinnace'

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Card 4

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(Language) (Repetition) Shows how affected the speaker is by the repetition of the word 'huge'. That is the only word they can think of

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Card 5

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(Language) (Personification) The mountain is so powerful it is alive

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