Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Poem analysis

Dramatic situation: Man in love

Structure: there does not appear to be any specific structure. But there is repetition in some lines

Theme: the theme is about moving on from a lost love.

Grammar: there are no abbreviations or shorthands, little punctuation as well, the meaning is about love

Literal vs figurative language: there is a lot of figurative, metaphorical language. Such as "branches" or "shores"

Diction: strong, natural, spiritual, metaphorical words

Tone: sad, forgiving, accepting

Procidy: it flows well, with some sources of repetition and alliteration even though there is no rhyming scheme or specific verse structure.

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