Question Description

Poets often use different literary terms in their poems (metaphors, similes, imagery, etc). Read the three poems you chose again, and find at least two literary devices in each. Give examples of the devices used. How do you think that the literary devices aid the poet in expressing his or her thoughts? For whom do you think that this poem was written (audience)? What would you say are the themes of the poems, and what do you think that the poet trying to say through the entire poem?

The essay should be no fewer than 1000 words.

The essay should include citations from the text.

The essay should NOT include information from any outside sources other than your textbook. You should include both inner citations and a works cited page from the information in the textbook in MLA format.

You can choose the poems below:

Lonely Hearts” p. 430

“Shall I Compare Thee to a Summer’s Day?” p. 464

“Embrace” p. 458

“What Lips My Lips Have Kissed, and Where, and Why” p. 522

“First Love: A Quiz” p. 566

“Cinderella” p. 572

“How Do I Love Thee? Let me Count the Ways” p. 595

“My Mistress’ Eyes are Nothing Like the Sun” p. 637