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"Hope" is the thing with feathers.

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Alyssa Parker

on 17 October 2012

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Transcript of "Hope" is the thing with feathers.

By: Emma Clark, Alyssa Parker, Miranda Richman The poem Hope uses the bird as a metaphor for hope.
The bird perches in our soul and sings all day.
Hope lives in our soul and is eternal.
The bird sings in the worst conditions,
but hope is always there no matter how difficult our situation.
The bird asks for nothing, because hope is free. More of the Poems Meaning Hope is The Thing With Feathers "Hope" is the thing with feathers
That perches in the soul
And sings the tune without the words
And never stops-at all

And sweetest in the Gate is heard
And sore must be the storm
That could abash the little bird
That kept so many warm

I've heard it in the chillest land
And on the strangest sea
Yet,never, in Extremity
It asked a crumb of me "Hope" By: Emily Dickinson Our Words This piece of literature talks about hope and how it spreads across the words. "Hope" is the thing with feathers". Hope is what keep people going on through out the day with their heads held high. "That kept so many warm". Now, people believe in hope and know that if they have hope good things will come their way. People believe that hope has it's own tune. Like a sweet song that can be song. "And sings the tune without the words" Hope keeps the soul healthy and happy. Back to the essential question: "what makes American literature American? Emily Dickinson is using the bird as
"hope" A broken feathers or a broken wing grounds a person, and helps up the image of a needy person who has been beaten down by life. Their wings have been broken and they no longer have the courage to hope. Feathers are the example of hope because feathers let you fly to hope. The subject of the poem is anyone or anything that believes in '"hope" . As it is important to believe "hope" helps you through tough times "hope" will get you though anything. Who is the subject of the poem? Hope is in every living thing. Even in the smallest and sweetest living organism. Hope comes in handy in the strangest moments of life. This is what keeps our souls warm on the inside. When the day becomes dark and frightening, having hope is what makes the sun come out and everything cheerful. The poem is talking about, how "hope" helps not only people but other living things throughout the day. "hope" helps them believe that there is always good, and not always bad in situations. "Hope" is in everyone and everything if you just believe in it. What are they talking about? It is true that many people all over the world live in extremely challenging situations, and living hard lives in unreal conditions, but what keeps them going threw these things, is a little light of hope.
We think she wrote it to explain just that. How everyone has hope even if there going threw hard times. Why do you think the author wrote the poem? When is the poem happening Poem Meaning Where is the happening The poets attitude is showing that she is happy. She is showing how there is always a light at the end of a tunnel . All you have to do is believe. What is the poet's attitude? How does the poem shift from person to person or between different times and places? The poem happens as "hope" spreads throughout the world. As it shows how 'hope' is even in the tougher situations throughout the world. As it happens at all times. By: Emily Dickenson "Hope" is happening all around you. No matter where you are at, or what is going on all you have to have is hope in your self and you will get through anything. Just remember to hope. The poem shifts from person to person and to different places by telling us where "hope" is going. "Hope" makes it's way to strange lands and seas. It also makes it's way to a bird who kept many warm. "Hope" travels to help people and make them believe there is good in everyday. Our picture that we chose connects with our poem in many different ways. One of the ways that it connects with our picture.The picture shows the sun coming up, and by that it shows that hope can brighten up any ones day. With hope there is always a journey with a good path. How does our picture connect with the poem? Our connection to this poem is that we all had hard times at some point in our lives. By having hope in our souls we were able to stay happy. Hope helped all of us out by proving to us that there is good in everything. Connection Poetic Devices The theme conveys the poems message by telling everyone that hope is throughout the world and hope is in every living thing. Theme Imagery-
"I've heard it in the chillest land" Metaphor-
"And on the strangest sea."
She says that but people don't normally think of a sea strange. Simile-
no quote Personification-
no quote Onomatopoeia-
"And sings the tune without the words" Alliteration-
"And sore must be the storm." Tone-
calm Point of View-
Emily Dickinson By: Miranda Richmann, Emma Clark, Alyssa Parker The End
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