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  • The Inspiring Rhyme of Gwendolyn Brooks

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    modern approach to the English language and her choice of slang creates a powerful jazz mood. All of the lines are very short and the sound on each stop really pops. Brooks uses a few rhymes to craft an effective sound and image of the life she perceives. With these devices she manages to take full control of her rhyme and cultivates a morally inspiring poem. Brooks’ selection of single syllable words helps set the rhythm of a jazz mood. The monosyllable words provide a rhythmical tool for generating

  • Poetic Verse and Rhyme in The Merchant of Venice

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    sleeps upon this bank! / Here will we sit and let the sounds of music / Creep in our ears. Soft stillness and the night / Become the touches of sweet harmony. / Sit Jessica." William Shakespeare's The Merchant of Venice, contains poetic verse and rhyme that creates vivid and logical imagery. The powerful bond of friendship between Antonio, the protagonist, and Bassanio is revealed through their words. Shylock, the antagonist, is portrayed as a villainous Jew, dependent on usury and void of mercy

  • Rhyme And Rythm in Blake's A Divine Image

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    Rhyme And Rythm in Blake's A Divine Image In "A Divine Image", Blake uses several techniques and literary devices, to transmit his thoughts about social injustice, cruelty and human nature, Rhyme and rhythm are two of the main features in this poem this poem is the rhythm affect the whole mood, tone and meaning of the poem. The poet has chosen different methods to give the poem specific sounds that affect the pace and structure of the rhythm. The structure of the first stanza helps us understand

  • Wilfred Owen Rhyme Scheme

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    constructs the meaning of their poem. One literary device that is heavily used in poems are rhyme scheme. Rhyme scheme is used to analyze the ending of each line, and checking if the word rhymes with the next ending line word. However, while analyzing W.H Auden “ Stop all the clocks, cut off the telephone” the rhyme scheme was clear. On the other hand, Wilfred Owen “Dulce et Decorum Est” had a different rhyme scheme concept. This could be because of the writing style of the poem, and how it flows with

  • Rhyme, Scheme and Meaning in A Poison Tree

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    Rhyme, Scheme and Meaning in A Poison Tree In many cases, poems are very abrupt and awkward sounding when read or spoken aloud.  A simple solution to end a poem’s awkwardness is a rhyme scheme.  Many poems don’t rhyme for reasons of subject matter but to make the poem more interesting and easier to read the poet uses rhyming words.  In many cases, poets use end rhyme, which is using words that rhyme in the end of the phrase or sentence of each sentence.  “A Poison Tree” by William Blake is a great

  • The Trial of a Nursery Rhyme Character

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    The Trial of a Nursery Rhyme Character The Owl and the Pussy-Cat went to sea In a beautiful pea-green boat; They took some honey, and plenty of money Wrapped up in a five-pound note. The court was packed, the defendant a middle aged owl by the name of Mr.T.Whoo was sitting nervously beside his defence, Mr.Smith. I was sitting next to the Clerk of the Court, James and it was Mark who was the Usher this morning. There was a low murmur of babble around the courtroom; a little commotion

  • The Men of Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes

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    The Men of Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes “I Love Little Pussy” I love little pussy, /Her coat is so warm, /And if I don’t hurt her, /She’ll do me no harm. /So I’ll not pull her tail, /Nor drive her away, /But pussy and I, /Very gently will play. (http://www.zelo.com/family/nursery/pussy.asp) “Georgie Porgie” Georgie Porgie, puddin’ and pie, /Kissed the girls and made them cry. /When the boys came out to play, /Georgie Porgie ran away. (http://www.zelo.com/family/nursery/georgie.asp) As a young

  • Journey Through Rhyme

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    I confessed early on that I am not a Christian. Yes, I received Christ as my personal Savior when I was twenty-five years old, but that was a once in a lifetime decision. The life of a devout Christian is one comprised of a lifetime of decisions. Do I go here or there? Should I engage in that activity? Is it Christian-like to be hanging out with this or that particular crowd? Will it be a pop tart or bacon and eggs for breakfast this morning? Okay, that one isn’t so much a life changer. But do you

  • Importance Of Nursery Rhymes

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    Nursery rhymes as a child were fun, catchy tunes that one could sing along to. Parents and teachers expressed the importance of nursery rhymes to children at young age, claiming that they are important for young children to develop an ear for language, syllables, and rhythm. Children sing along to songs like "Jack and Jill"," Humpty Dumpty", or even "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star". For years, many believed nursery rhymes were for children, but what do these rhymes actually symbolize? Most of these

  • Shakespeare's Rhyme Scheme

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    evident upon examination of his use of a consistent rhyme scheme, his employment of occasional trochees and spondees, and his adherence to the structure of three quatrains and a couplet. This poem follows the traditional rhyme scheme of an English sonnet, which achieves the effect of the continuous passage of time. Shakespeare rhymes the last word of the first and third lines, as well as the last word of the second and fourth lines, using different rhymes in each quatrain and the final couplet. One main

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