Poetry Comparisons

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Poetry Comparisons
1 Telephone Conversation
1.1 Themes: Relationships/Loneliness/Isolation
1.1.1 Comparison 1: Hide And Seek
1.1.1.1 HaS=narrative TC=story (third person)
1.1.1.2 Both portray an event where experience gained
1.1.1.3 Main speakers both experence isolation
1.1.2 Comparison 2: War Photographer
1.1.2.1 Back from War - alone with experience
1.1.2.2 Caesura used
1.1.2.3 Repetition (rule of 3)
1.1.3 Comparison 3: A Mother In A...
1.1.3.1 Helpless=poor child born into poverty (disadvantage)
1.1.3.2 Metaphor comparisons
1.1.3.3 Vivid imagery
2 Once Upon A Time
2.1 Themes: Childhood to adulthood/Loneliness in society/Change
2.1.1 Comparison 1: Half Past Two
2.1.1.1 Childhood, innocence, reminiscing
2.1.1.2 Make up words 'Gettinguptime'
2.1.1.3 Both start 'Once Upon'
2.1.2 Comparison 2:Hide and Seek
2.1.2.1 Both have a theme of loneliness
2.1.2.2 Both start positive and end negative
2.1.2.3 Titles symbolise a traditional childhood
2.1.3 Comparison 3: Poem at 39
2.1.3.1 Both look back at childhood
2.1.3.2 Both envy the younger character
2.1.3.3 one starts negative (PA39) and the other starts positive (OUAT)
3 War Photographer
3.1 Themes: War/Death/Suffering/Pain
3.1.1 Comparison 1: A Mother...
3.1.1.1 Have similar themes and religious ideas/imagery
3.1.2 Comparison 2: Prayer Before...
3.1.2.1 Ideas of pain
3.1.2.2 Suffering in the world, turn to God
3.1.3 Comparison 3: Do Not Go...
3.1.3.1 Both have a regular structure
3.1.3.2 Rhyme scheme despite negative and angry themes
4 The Tyger
4.1 Themes: Innocence VS experience/Religion/Fear
4.1.1 Comparison 1: Piano
4.1.1.1 Structure mirrors content
4.1.1.2 Same AABB rhyme scheme
4.1.1.3 Talks about childhood with linked ideas of innocence
4.1.2 Comparison 2: Once Upon a Time
4.1.2.1 Based on innocence and experience
4.1.2.2 Symmetrical poems-innocence + experience reflect
4.1.2.3 "they" and "thee", doesn't directly say who but reader can guess
4.1.3 Comparison 3: A Mother...
4.1.3.1 Religious imagery in both
4.1.3.2 Innocence of child
4.1.3.3 Both have fear within them
5 My Last Duchess
5.1 Themes: Death/Love/Loneliness
5.1.1 Comparison 1: La Belle...
5.1.1.1 Myth of many cultures traditional ballad
5.1.1.2 Reminiscing (one more obvious), shows death
5.1.1.3 Unrequited love
5.1.2 Comparison 2: Sonnet 116
5.1.2.1 Negative imagery
5.1.2.2 Dramatic monologue (personal)
5.1.2.3 Caesura (breaks rhyme)
5.1.3 Comparison 3: Once Upon A Time
5.1.3.1 Reminiscent of past
5.1.3.2 Enjambment
5.1.3.3 Stanza size mirrors differing ideas
6 A Mother In A Refugee Camp
6.1 Themes: Death/Childhood/Love/Loss
6.1.1 Comparison 1: War Photographer
6.1.1.1 AMIARC-current war WP-previous war
6.1.1.2 Enjambment
6.1.1.3 More sensual language
6.1.2 Comparison 2: Prayer Before Birth
6.1.2.1 Spoken from child's point of view
6.1.2.2 Expects pain and suffering in PBB
6.1.2.3 Spiritual (both) but PBB is less vivid
7 Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night
7.1 Themes: Death/Family relationships/Suffering
7.1.1 Comparison 1: Piano
7.1.1.1 Juxtaposition in both
7.1.1.2 Negative
7.1.1.3 Piano=innocence+experience DNGG=experience
7.1.2 Comparison 2: A Mother...
7.1.2.1 Both use powerful adjectives
7.1.2.2 DNGG=dying old AMIARC=dying young
7.1.2.3 Explicit death described
7.1.3 Comparison 3: Remember
7.1.3.1 Titles=imperitive verbs
7.1.3.2 Both about realationships
7.1.3.3 Both want to end the suffering
8 Remember
8.1 Themes: Death/Relationships/Love/Loss
8.1.1 Comparison 1: Do Not Go...
8.1.1.1 2nd person pronoun
8.1.1.2 Remember=positive Do Not Go...=negative
8.1.1.3 Imperitive verbs
8.1.2 Comparison 2: Poem at 39
8.1.2.1 Remembering love
8.1.2.2 Remember=short stanza 39=lots of stanzas
8.1.2.3 Peaceful death
8.1.3 Comparison 3: La Belle Dame...
8.1.3.1 Amount of stanzas/structure
8.1.3.2 Talks of the speakers experiences
8.1.3.3 Intensity of love

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