March several, 2011
AICE English Books
Songs of Ourselves: CIE Anthology of Poetry in English
Because I Could Not really Stop to get Death
In " Because I Could Not really Stop to get Death, " the author can be taken on a metaphorical " ride" past her entire life and to her end by a personified death. Symbolism, personification and unnecessary repetition are used to spotlight the fact that she has arrive to accept fortune as all-natural and is also happy with her new, " eternal, " life.
My Parents Kept Me from Children Who had been Rough
" My Parents Held Me from Children Who Were Rough" tells of an author looking back again on his lifestyle as a sheltered, high class youngster that is stressed by the town's " prevalent kids. " He is mistreated both bodily and emotionally while this individual, following larger class rules, ignores all of them. Similes, verbs in earlier tense, diction such as " kept" and symbolism help describe not simply the situation nevertheless give insight on the boy's true desire: acceptance.
" Attack" is a poem about fear, panic, uncertainty and danger. The author uses symbolism, personification and onomatopoeia to paint an image of conflict, describe the hazards as " alive" and out to obtain you and reflect the speedy and raw sound of bombs and bullets.
Anthem Pertaining to Doomed Youth
" Anthem For Condemned Youth" is a tragic depiction of the worthless and damaging ends small soldiers meet up with in fight. Their deaths, unhonored, happen to be blended in the overall conflict landscape of " stuttering rifles" and " angered guns. " Alliteration, representation and metaphors are used to illustrate a surroundings filled with firearm and blast sounds and dangers that parallel your condition throughout the war.
My Dreams Are Of the Field Afar
" My own Dreams are of a field afar" is known as a song of guilt where a man remembers his gone down comrades and laments without having acted in a certain method. The author brings up the fact that he remains to be alive because, unlike his mates, he failed to behave in an ethical and satisfactory manner; this kind of conflict is the...