Scansion Practice 1

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Agnieszka Wynar Mrs. Mancini AP Literature and Composition 6 February 2009 Scansion 2. In “I Wandered Lonely as a Cloud” the poem’s rhythm matches the dancing of the breeze, the dancing of the daffodils, and in general, the dancing to the nature. Through this rhythm, the poet is able to better portray the way he wandered through a lonely cloud for we are able to see the way he wandered. Trimeter, Masculine- Trimeter, Tetrameter-Feminine, Trimeter- Masculine, Dimeter- Feminine, thou , were, there is, dactyl, trochee, anapest Imagery Practice 1.Imagery-shells, stars, ocean, alps, sea: Most of the imagery in this poem appeals to taste such as the shells and the oysters. One can also feel the salty water of the ocean through the poet’s diction. In addition, some visual imagery is clearly present
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Unformatted text preview: as we can picture the constellations of starts come into and see the majestic grand Alps and the vast blue ocean. 1.The images are linked because through them the poet is describing the history of the oysters that lie on his plate. Through the images we are able to taste the wonderful taste of the shells and see the origins of this grand meal. 2.The images all point out to seeing the oysters that lie on that plate to more than simple oysters. The poet tries to show the grand grandeur they contain and shows us the origins of this great meal. To the poet, he didn’t just eat some oysters, he ate a day (Hyperbole to see show how great the oysters were to the poet)....
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