odeeeee.docx - Mamuyac Jayneane Flor V 4-1 English Literary Criticism A Formalist Approach on \u201cOde to a Woman\u201d Poems can be read a million ways We

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Mamuyac, Jayneane Flor V. November 25, 2019 4-1 English Literary Criticism A Formalist Approach on “Ode to a Woman” Poems can be read a million ways. We bring what we know, what we have read, what we have heard, and what we have experienced. With these we can respond to such images and lines that can inflame our memory to fully understand the message of such poems, like the poem Ode to a Woman. Upon examining the first to fifth stanzas it seems like the author wanted to emphasize the word “woman” by putting a comma after the it. It holds the fundamental principles for understanding the nature of Eve’s relationship to Adam, woman's relationship with man, man's relationship with nature, and sin's role in human suffering. The author also used a free verse, as you noticed there is no rhyme in the end word of each line. He used the words like sinful, murderer, woe, plight, wicked, all throughout the first five stanzas highlighting that we, women, is like a curse to our society. Bringing something to be hate in a way
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