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    Is human immortality possible? Obviously, people cannot literally live forever, but William Shakespeare immortalized his friend by using "Sonnet 55, Not Marble, Nor the Gilded Monuments." Shakespeare loftily explains that through his poem, his friend can live longer than any monument or statue because storms and war cannot destroy the memory of him displayed in the poem. In the first two lines, he claims that the powerful words of his poetry will outlive monuments and statues of great men. This thought

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    character through the use of iambic pentameter, enjambment and dramatic monologue. These three structural elements have a close relationship with the content and are used to help the reader to better understand what is going on within the poem. Browning uses iambic pentameter as the rhythm and meter in this poem to show that there is a conversation going on. Iambic pentameter is the alternating weak-strong rhythm within five groups found in a line. In writing, iambic pentameter is considered to be the

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    William Shakespeare’s sonnets are renowned as some of the greatest poetry ever written. He wrote a total of 154 sonnets that were published in 1609. Shakespearean sonnets consider similar themes including love, beauty, and the passing of time. In particular, William Shakespeare’s Sonnet 75 and Sonnet 116 portray the theme of love through aspects of their form and their display of metaphors and similes. While both of these sonnets depict the theme of love, they have significantly contrasting ideas

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    In life there are going to be things that are going to be different from other things. That’s is just how life is. To see all of the similarities is a very easy thing to do. But to have a profound knowledge of what the differences are, is a little challenging. In stories however it is really easy to detect the differences from the similarities. Poems on the other hand have a lot of different ways that they could be written and they also have a lot of different name, depending on the type of poem

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    People construct something from nothing all the time. A cedar box in woodworking, a sweater from nothing but string. Imagine how much work it would take to make a sweater or box. Sanding on the wood for hours and knitting for what seemed like days. But why would someone do this? To make something perfect and beautiful takes hard work and determination to achieve. In Edward Taylor’s “, From Preface to God’s determination,” he expresses how the same attributes used in the making of a project translates

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    English. One of the most difficult problems for students to overcome is the language and style of William Shakespeare’s plays. The three biggest problems that students face when reading Shakespeare are the Elizabethan language, the use of iambic pentameter and the use of themes. It is important that teachers develop resources and strategies to assist students in overcoming these language barriers. To overcome the language barriers of Elizabethan English, teachers must provide students with

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    Shakespeare often uses language to convey a characters intelligence and mental condition. He consistently uses iambic pentameter in the speeches of his most noble characters. For characters of lower class, or for characters who have gone insane, Shakespeare writes their speeches in prose, or prosaic language. In the play Hamlet, Shakespeare uses both iambic pentameter and prose speech to show Hamlets attempt to act insane in certain situations and sane in others. Hamlet chooses to “stand and unfold

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    subordinates for one last stand in order to change despair into the will to fight. Throughout the poem, Mckay utilizes smile, imagery, and diction to strengthen the speech and to portray the enemy as savages. The poem is written in iambic pentameter; but the poet varies the iambic pattern by using trochaic, spondaic, and anapestic feet to underscore images and ideas. At first glance to the reader, the poem seems to be about a last stand against the enemy; however, with further analysis, one can see that

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    poems appear to be quite different on the surface, underneath they share many common elements. The most obvious of these is in the style of the poems. Each of the poems is written in the format of a sonnet, which is a 14-line verse written in iambic pentameter. Furthermore, each one examines different aspects of a single idea that get... ... middle of paper ... ...ture and Ourselves - Second Edition. Ed. Gloria Henderson, Bill Day, and Sandra Waller. New York: Longman, 1997. 342. Shakespeare

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    decaying nature of the traditional and how modernisation is leading to this decay. The use of the rhythm demonstrates this. Iambic pentameter is used throughout the canto. During the late 19th Century, the iambic pentameter was becoming less relied upon by poets. This was being exchanged for a less rigid and strict rhythm, experimenting in new techniques. The iambic pentameter was used by writers such as Shakespeare and Milton who were renowned for their wor... ... middle of paper ... ...o draw

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