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Poetry Analysis Essay OutlineI.IntroductionA. Attention-getter (question, quote, fact)B. Title and AuthorC. Clear Thesis that names the key elements to be analyzedII.BodyA. Meaning and Messagei.Surface Meaning (what is happening in the poem?)ii.Deeper Meaning (what is the poem actually about?)iii.Theme (what is the message about life?)B. Tonei.Who is speaking? Persona?ii.What is the speaker’s tone about the subject?iii.What is your proof? Reasons?C. Figures of Speechi.Similes/Metaphors/Personification