The Hearts of the Lonely and Desperate Eassy - Denzel Wilkins English 105 Prof Lamberton 1.31.13 The Hearts of the Lonely and Desperate In Lonely Hearts

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Denzel WilkinsEnglish 105 Prof. Lamberton 1.31.13The Hearts of the Lonely and DesperateIn “Lonely Hearts,” Wendy Cope expresses to the reader about the hearts that are lonely and are in need of a wish to come true. This poem intrigues me possibly because of the diction, and repetition of lines. The diction Wendy Cope uses is intriguing and made me like this poem because it is out of the ordinary, yet, unique. Wendy Cope really makes this poem much better than it could have been with the diction she uses. For instance, “Male biker seeks female for touring fun (2),” she used the word touring instead of saying searching or looking for. I feel that that word alone gives this line more emphasis and power in the stanza. Another point is “Perhaps bisexual woman, arty, young. (8),” here I took “arty” as very nice descriptive word for beauty or sex appeal. So I think here Wendy Cope was saying that searching for something new in a young, beautiful, bisexual woman. The way that Wendy Cope expresses beauty is unique and rather intelligent. The diction used

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