What Is The Mood Of The Poem The Fish

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The most outstanding quality of Elizabeth Bishop’ “The Fish” lingers in the tone of the poem, which passes on a stark effortlessness that both hues the lyric's "vibe" and in addition paints a skeptical picture of the events. In a vague setting, the poem delineates an individual in a “little rented boat”, with a great catch hanging on the side of the boat. The poem is about how the speaker considered how mentally strong the fish is and how much it had to battle in its lifetime. The speaker started told develop a sense of regard for the fish. The ballad goes in a dramatic direction once oil spills in the boat and a rainbow appears in the spill. The speaker becomes emotional and decides to let the fish go. The mental pictures made are, indeed, so splendid that the audience trusts incidents really happened to a genuine individual, subsequently constructing regard from the audience to the fish. At first,…show more content…
Bishop uses the color in the poem as a form of symbolism towards victory. When the fish is introduced, it is compared to brown wallpaper. The progressive use of color continues throughout the ballad. The colors become more energetic. The color white is used to describe the sea lice hanging from the fish and the hue of its flesh. Red, black and pink is mentioned in line 30 and line 32. “But shallower and yellowed” in line 36 is when Bishop takes the audience for the spin. “A green line frayed at the end” in line 56 and “to the bailer rusted orange” in line 71. The use of colors is used throughout the poem to create the rainbow at the end. As each color represented an event adding to the newly developed sense of respect for the fish. The rainbow is introduced at the end of the poem, which is the same moment that the fish is let go. Bishop uses a common situation to which we all can relate – making a choice in life. Either choice we make in life has a consequence. Will the choice liberate or imprison
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