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Unformatted text preview: Name: _______________________________ Period: ______________________________ You are going to complete a close reading of Andrew Marvells To His Coy Mistress and complete this chart. If you need definitions of literary terms, go to http://www.bedfordstmartins.com/literature/bedlit/glossary_a.htm For a thorough discussion of these elements in To His Coy Mistress as well as other poems, you may go to the following link, which also includes the poem. Do NOT simply copy and paste the ideas from this analysis into this chart. I want you to come up with your own ideas. This is simply an additional resource. http://bcs.bedfordstmartins.com/virtualit/poetry/select.html Poetic Elements Lines (provide line #s and line or partial line) Explanation heres the thinking part. We know its a metaphor, we know its irony but how does the poets use of irony, metaphor, meter, diction, alliteration contribute to your understanding of the poem. The poet doesnt do these things by accident. Theyre intentional to provide a particular effect, to change your understanding, to...
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2011 for the course ENG 101 taught by Professor Henry during the Spring '11 term at College of Southern Nevada.
- Spring '11