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Unformatted text preview: Reflecting on this weeks literary readings, as well as your own reading experiences, identify at least one major similarity and one major difference between the forms of the short story and the poem. How do the differences between these literary forms affect how you read and respond to them? In your response, include an example of at least one poem from this weeks readings. Describe the connections between (a) the poems form and/or use of literary devices and your experience of the poem and (b) your reading experience (see key literary terms listed in our textbook e.g., alliteration, rhyme, iambic pentameter, etc.). If you wish, you may also compare your experience of the poem to your experience reading a short story that shares with the poem a similar theme. One major similarity between a poem and a short story is that they both have a central conflict to be resolved. The conflicts of man versus man,man versus nature,or man versus society. In the short story The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, the main conflict is of man versus society. the main conflict is of man versus society....
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This note was uploaded on 08/12/2011 for the course ENG 122 taught by Professor Banks during the Spring '10 term at Ashford University.
- Spring '10