'Piano' by D.H.Lawrence

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Mind Map on 'Piano' by D.H.Lawrence, created by amina2000 on 05/04/2015.

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'Piano' by D.H.Lawrence
  1. themes
    1. nostalgia
      1. childhood
        1. memory
          1. reality
            1. loss
            2. form and structure
              1. quatrins (4 line stanzas)
                1. first two stanzas focus on the past
                  1. last stanza looks at present
                    1. chronological order
                2. language
                  1. rhyming couplets
                    1. give the poem a musical tone. nursury rhyme being told to a child
                    2. personification
                      1. 'the insidious mastery of song betrays me back'
                        1. music has become bittersweet causing him pain and sadness
                      2. onomatopoeia
                        1. 'BOOM' contrasts with softer sounds perhaps bring him back to reality
                          1. 'Tingling, Tingling' echo the sound of the piano
                        2. sibilance (alliteration using 's' sounds
                          1. 'softly dusk' and 'smilies as she sings'
                            1. relaxing, calming atmosphere
                              1. tranquil memories
                            2. similie (weep like a child)
                              1. comparing him to a child
                                1. bridging childhood and adultood
                                  1. taking him back a child like state
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