Defines poetry as “the synthesis of hyacinths and biscuits.”
Imagery is the collective set of images in a poem or other literary work.
Emily Dickinson is the author of
The speaker of this poem asks God to “o’orthrow,” reclaim him as His own, and “marry” him.
Robert Frost is the author of
Order in which images appear in a poem is called
Irony is the major principle of interpretation in “The Chimney Sweeper.”
Saying wheels for car is an example of synecdoche
Order in which ideas are expressed in a poem is called
The images of the first, second, and third stanzas of this poem create an impression of early autumn, mid-autumn, and late autumn respectively.
A trope is a kind of metrical foot.
The theme of this poem involves one’s innocence:
There is no frigate like a book To take us lands away, Nor any coursers like a page Of prancing poetry. This traverse may the poorest take Without oppress of toll; How frugal is the chariot That bears a human soul! (“There is no Frigate Like a Book” by Emily Dickinson) The primary method the speaker uses in the poem to communicate her main claim is