Poetry - Close reading: realizing the text only for that,...

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Poetry is regarded through figures of speech and figures of sound Figures of speech: simile, metaphor, symbol, personification, hyperbole (conscious exaggeration) Figures of sound: alliteration (repetition of words “the sea to the sky to the sound), assonance (similar sounds but not exactly the same), cacophony
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Unformatted text preview: Close reading: realizing the text only for that, without its historical context o Informational Level: understand the meanings of the words o Analytical Level: identify patterns o Interpretive: symbolical, why is the author using this particular figure...
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This note was uploaded on 08/19/2011 for the course AML 2070 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Florida.

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