Lonely Hearts Analysis - Jones 1 Kyleigh Jones ENG3050 Guthrie Paragraph#3\"Lonely Hearts Analysis The poem is in the form of a villanelle This form of

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Jones 1Kyleigh JonesENG3050GuthrieParagraph #3February 19, 2013“Lonely Hearts” AnalysisThe poem is in the form of a villanelle. This form of poetry is one in which the first and third lines are supposed to be repeated strategically throughout. Cope uses the form to her advantage by choosing clichéd phrases for the first and third lines. Cope repeats the line, “can someone make my simple wish come true?” as well as, “do you live in North London? Is it you?” The first line is more cliché than the second and is seen in a lot of personal ads. The repetition of the lines by the various ad writers effect the reader by making him/her feel like they are desperately looking for love. This poem is written entirely to be satirical and it does not move beyond the mocking tone that satires normally have. The title “Lonely Hearts” shows us that the tone of the poem is desperate. Personal ads are generally written by and for people who are

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