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Unformatted text preview: Name: School: Date: Facilitator: 3.05 Poetry Analysis Directions: Use the TP-CASTT method to analyze one of Edgar Allan Poe’s poems. T Title The title is “Alone”. The title of the poem gives me the impression that it is simply about someone feeling alone, left out, or misunderstood. It’s also saying or symbolizing that he is by himself by choice or isolated P Paraphrase from other people by force. Poe describes the loneliness he felt through his lifetime. How he never fit in, and shared no common interests with anyone. He talks about how his whole life was nothing but a struggle. Maybe he just needed a friend; yet he lived his life depressed, rejected, & ultimately "alone". C Connotation The tone of the entire poem consists of sorrow, melancholy, and maybe even a mournful tone. Lines such as A Attitude "Of a most stormy life - was drawn.” says how most of his life was stormy, and difficult. The first line of the poem, "From childhoods hour I have not been", makes me believe that he did not have a typical, normal childhood as most do. Or when he says "And all I loved, I loved alone.” states how he didn’t S Shifts share common interests with his peers The shift comes when the poem says "Then - in my childhood, in the dawn". As if he realized what his life was made of, and what it would be like for the rest of his life. Or simply that he has never been truly happy, and he never would be T Title The title is “Alone”. This is saying or symbolizing that he by himself by choice or isolated from other people by force T Theme The poem Alone by Edgar Allan Poem is a relatively short poem. The theme of the poem is that of loneliness. The poem can be summarized in the following manner. The narrator has felt alone since childhood, and even now still feels alone ...
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