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01.02H Comparison Chart and Response Questions "Song—To the Men of England" "Land of Hope and Glory" Lambic Tetrameter AABB rhyme scheme Meter Rhyme scheme Lambic Octameter AABB rhyme scheme Metaphor “With plough and spade and hoe and loom, Trace your grave, and build your tomb.” “Those ungrateful drones who would Drain your sweat -nay, drink your blood?” Poetic Device Imagery Hyperbole Metaphor “Thy fame is ancient as the days, As Ocean large and wide” “Dear Land of Hope, thy hope is crowned.” Grave, tomb, cellars, chains, sepchure. “Shrink to your cellars, holes, and cells; in hall ye deck another dwells.” Dominant Words and Phrases Glory, fame, joy, dreams, hero, truth, strong, mighty “Dear Land of Hope, thy hope is crowned. God make thee mightier yet!” Exploitation Theme (author’s message) Honor In 17 th century England, the lowest class consisted of laborers, those who did not own land, and tenant farmers.

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