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discusses a magical place where the grass is “soft and white” and there’s a “peppermint wind.” The idea is to remind us all of the child-like imagination we once had. As a children’s poem, this writing appeals to kids because of it’s joy and it’s whimsy, but also appeals to adults who have forgotten how to stay in touch with their imaginative side. The poem is filled with creativity and imagination, and strays from the norms of children poems. For instance, the poem does not stick to a strict meter or rhyming pattern, but instead implements similar repetitions and random rhyming. Throughout the poem, there are many instances where the last word of one sentence will rhyme with the next, but there is no strategized or strict pattern, which makesthe poem interesting and less forced. Unlike many technical and formalpoems, Silverstein is more concerned with taking the reader on a journey than sticking to any particular format. However, Silverstein does use a lot of alliteration to keep that sing-songy vibe. While it’s subtle and not overdone, there are a couple of lines that really make the poem seem whimsical and fun. In the third line, Silverstein writes “grass grows” and then in line 7, writes “blows black”. Finally in line 13, he writes “we’ll walk with a walk”. As you read these lines aloud,
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you’re truly able to see that this repetition really creates a joyful and exciting sort of poem. Where the Sidewalk Endsis known as a classic children’s poem, and for good reason. It has a theme of imagination and joy, and its randomized rhyming pattern and alliteration really make for a playful read.Graphic novel:Miller, F. & Mazzucchelli, D. (1986). BATMAN: Year One.DC Comics.Intended Audience:Ages 13+Genre: Graphic Novel/FantasyBATMAN: Year One is American comic book story arc that was later turned into a graphic novel. The story narrates Batman’s first year as a crime-fighter as well as Jim Gordon’s struggle to enforce the law as the police commissioner of the Gotham City Police Department. As a child, Batman, who’s secret identity is Bruce Wayne, witnessed his parents being murdered. Ever since then, Batman has sought out revenge on criminals. Jim Gordon begins this story with a very clear idea of who he is. As a police officer, he upholds and enforces the law. Gordon believes people are either an innocent civilian who must be protected or a guilty criminal. Gordon’s beliefs become slightly altered throughout the story as his story becomes entangled with Batman’s. Batman breaks the law by violently assaulting and killing people, but only criminals, and as a result of Batman’s actions, the crime rate in Gotham city decreases. Frank Miller’s BATMAN: Year Oneis a story thatfeatures strong dialogue, internal thoughts, and narration which all further the plot. The story deals with the theme of internal struggles, which is perfectly complimented rich colors and detailing in the comic panels. The images feature many dark colors and match the minimalistic narrative while capturing the reader’s attention and making them even more enthralled with the story. Towards the end of the comic, an unmasked Batman saves Jim Gordon’s child, whilst
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revealing his identity to Gordon. However, Gordon’s internal conflict
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