STUDY GUIDE EXAM 3THOMAS"Do Not Go Gentle into That Good Night"oIt's not your editor using the first line of the poem as the title…it's the actual title Thomas used.oVillanelle- Frenchverse form.Pastoral traditionassociated with this form…but it doesn't have to be about that.19 lines long.Divided into5 tercets(a stanza of 3 lines) &a final 4 line stanza. It only uses 2 rhymes& rhyme scheme is ABA ABA ABA ABA ABA ABAA. Line 1 is repeated entirely to form lines 6, 12, & 18; line 3 is repeated to form lines 9, 15, & 19.o"Do not go gentle into that good night" & "Rage, rage against the dying of the light"oThey are refrains. Refrains are nota special feature because it's part of the definition.oSpecial features.Written in iambic pentameter.Unusual subject matter, not pastoral.Also confessional- about Thomas & his father on his death bed. "And you, my father" "I pray"Parallel structure. Ex. "wise men" "good men" "wild men" "grave men"Pun. Ex. "grave" = one foot in the grave; serious men.