An In-Depth Loot at Lord Byron´s She Walks in Beauty
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An In-Depth Look at "She Walks in Beauty"
Many people find it hard to express feelings of love or adoration to the person that has captured their attention. In Lord Byron's poem "She Walks in Beauty," the speaker describes his admiration of a beautiful lady in eighteen lines. The ABABAB tetrameter sets a soothing poem, the metaphors and similes describes the woman being a unique beauty, and the tone of the poem lets the reader believe that the speaker idolizes and adores the lady being describe, causes the reader to feel the adoration the speaker has for the lady.
To fully appreciate the ballad of "She Walks in Beauty" the reader has to read the poem aloud, to hear the soothing and rhyming iambic tetrameter in the poem. Lord Byron's "She Walks in Beauty" each stanza consist of a sestet, following the rhyming scheme of lines 1, 3, and 5 rhyming; also lines 2, 4 and 6 rhyming. For example in the first stanza, the lines end with: "night… bright…light" (1, 3, 5) for the A; for the ending B, the lines end with "skies…eyes…denies" (2, 4, 6). Furthermore, the naturally stressed syllab...