Poetic Devices

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William Shakespeare – A Fairy Song

" A Fairy Song " by William Shakespeare is about how a man is compassionate for his work. That he mostly takes his work everywhere he goes. It seems like it is dealing with the waters of how he is flowing over mountains for his ‘ Fairy Queen ’ or job. This poem was confusing to me, because I didn’t know if it was talking about a woman or a job. But it seems like he would take his job over anything. This poem has a little bit of rhyme scheme and rhyme. The poetic devices are repetition and personification. The repetition is how they are repeating over and thorough. The personification is the cowslips tall her pensioners are, in their gold coats spots you see.

The Road Not Taken - Robert Frost
(contains Imagery & Rhyme Scheme don’t know how to say it)
“ The Road Not Taken ” by Robert Frost is about a ‘ Road ’. The Road is used as a metaphor and as an extended metaphor of choices we have to make in life. The form in the road is used as a metaphor throughout the poem, it is termed as an extended metaphor in line 6 where the person is thinking of taking one road but takes another. This could be a metaphor for thinking of your choices before deciding. This could be a metaphor of making decisions during the fall of your life or when you are getting older. In the beginning, the woods are yellow meaning in the autumn. Nature is also used as a metaphor in the poem. A poetic device used in this poem is personification: “ Because it was grassy and wanted wear ”
He means, The grass wanted wear but the grass does not have feelings or needs, so…...

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