"Sea Fever" not only depicts a strong longing for the sea through its theme, but also through use of complex figures of speech, imagery, and meter. "Sea Fever" is an excellent example of varied meter which follows the actions of a tall ship through high seas and strong wind. Lines one and two contain the common iambic meter found throughout the poem. "Sea Fever" may be categorized as a sea chantey due to its iambic meter and natural rhythm which gives it a song like quality. This song like quality is created through the use of iambic meter and alliteration.
), he uncovers a tone of nostalgia and intense desire. Painting a vivid imagination of Masefield’s infatuation with the sea, John uses figures of speech such as personification and simile to emphasize his longing passion. Using personification, he creates a living existence for the ocean and compares it to life form. He writes, “And all I ask is a tall ship and a star to steer her by” (2). By comparing the sea to something in female form, he creates an illusion of love for something that, in his eyes, is human.
Punctuation is used to create the sound of the up and down movement of the waves. The description of the ocean flowing and bees buzzing in the poem create a vivid sound of peacefulness at the island of
Many if not all composers wrote “text” to show emotions and meaning in music. Their music expresses weeping, heartbreak, sad, death, pain etc. Text painting is the main reason why many artists today utilize their expression and emotions in music. Text paining techniques was utilized in the renaissance and baroque periods. Renaissance period their techniques was to developed lyrics for listeners to understand music such as using words, phrases and poetic images.
Impressionism was a movement that occurred in both art and poetry. It was a time in which the people broke from the traditional standards or styles. They wanted to bring new ways of expressing their ideas to their societies. These ideas were seen through subjects of interest, such as art and poetry. Claude Monet’s Woman with a Parasol: Madame Monet and Her Son and William Butler Yeats’s “The Wild Swans at Coole” both characterize important aspects of the Impressionist Age.
The water was as clear and clean as glistening glass, drifting the feelings away to the depth of the magnificent sea. The gentle waves eagerly pushed one another to touch the still smooth sea sand, as if they were trying to say something secret about the sea to the golden sand. Wonderfully amazing sounds came out of these touches. It was a real wonder! How were the waves moving and making this capturing melody?
(13) Chopin gives us the ability to feel the sentiments of her characters as they wander along the shore. We can hear the soft crashes of the waves and smell the sweet, cool odor of the sea. Chopin allows us to feel the warmth and serenity that Edna feels towards the ocean. The sea is a place of comfort and contentment for Edna. Chopin uses adjectives such as "seductive" and "whispering" to illustrate this.
The crystal water that stretch out far into the horizon gets darker and deeper but stays very calm. Walking on a land of gold, the sand being so soft and smooth, glistens as it reflects the suns rays with joy. Cool, light and refreshing, the breeze gently eases up against my skin and glides through my hair, sending a gentle shiver up my spine. The rustling of leaves, small array of birds and delicate splashes of the sea are amazingly soothing and relaxing. The whole beach itself looks like a painted picture with a spectrum of colours all merged with one another.
The touch of the sea is sensuous, enfolding the body in its soft, close embrace (Chopin 25). In the novel, “the ocean symbolizes Edna's "awakening" to a life filled with freedom and independence” (Nickerson). On a hot summer evening Robert and Edna go bathing. Although Edna does not wish to go and initially declines his offer, something inside is compelling her to go down to the water. It is there in the seductive ocean that Edna's awakening begins.
It seems as if they swam from the ship. The second painting was by George W. Bellows and named Shoghead. This painting brought a sense of ease and relaxation. I can picture myself on the top of the mountain listening to the waves crash on the sides. The open countryside topped by the clouds give the painting a sense of realism.