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my ceremony for talking
Transcript of my ceremony for talking
Incident in a rose garden
literary device: hyperbole
lines 12-16 My parents split, and I felt
absolutely halved, though what was left of me was unclear. I needed a ceremony. It had to require pain,a sacrifice. It had to be missed.
hyperbole is a obvious and intentional exaggeration. the author overexercises her parents separation by saying she felt halved. by overexerting her being halved it lets the reader know how hurt she was by their separation. poets use hyperbole to over stress a point to the reader to let them know how they feel or there point. when parents split it can be very hurtful for their kids and may have life time affects on children as they grow to be adults, this is way if you don't love someone completely or you dont desire kids just don't have them in the first place.
my ceremony for talking
literary device: Rhyme
A poison tree
literary device: imagery
literary device: symbolism
But a caged bird stands on the grave of dreams
his shadow shouts on a nightmare scream
his wings are clipped and his feet are tied
so he opens his throat to sing
symbolism is the practice of representing things by symbols, or of investing things with a symbolic meaning or character. the author is using the bird to say he feels trapped inside. poets use symbolism to express a point throw a symbol in some cases the symbol says a lot more then any word. the bird is the poet and they are saying at one time they where free and could do anything they wonted then something happen in their life that stop them and limited their ablatives which made them feel like a caged bird.
Analytical Poetry Portfolio
literary device: metaphor
literary device: repertition
literary device: refrain
lines: throwout the song:
you would never know; if you could ever be; if you never try; you would never see; stayed in africa; we aint never leave; so there wasnt no slave ships in our history; were no misery, call me crazy, or isnt he; see i fell asleep and i had a dream, it was all black everything.
refrain is to abstain from an impulse to say or do something. the speaker refrains the this throwout the song to get his point across bout slavery. poets refrain things to put it back in the readers mind while reading.slavery is a dark past that shaped our nation in a two sided war bast on color. while slavery is gone its cousin racism still lives today shielded by freedom of speech.
All black every
by lara mann
by virgil suarez
by donald justice
by william blake
by Amy lowell
by Eve Merriam
The rose that grew from concrete
by tupac shakur
Literary device: personification
text evidence: lines 4-5 " learned to walk with out having feet. funny it seems, but by keeping its dreams,.."
personification is giving human qualities to an inanimate object. the author is comparing his life to a rose that grew from concrete. by comparing his life to this rose he is saying that he over came his challenges and did the imposable to become something great authors use compensations to help the reader better understand there point and help it get it across. this poem is saying that no matter how bad your life or condition is you can make it throw and become great as long as you don't give up and believe in your self
text evidence: lines 7-10 Scarlet buttons, and pale green disks, Silver spirals and asterisks, Shoot and tremble in a mist Peppered with mauve and amethyst.
imagery is the formation of mental images, figures, or likenesses of things, or of such images collectively. the author uses imagery to describe fire works and how they look and also how they make her feel.poets use imagery to paint a picture in the reader head of what there describing. fireworks are amazing to see and can be astonishing to the human eye
Text evenice: Lines 3-4
I was angry with my foe;
i told it not, my wrath did grow.
rhyme is correspondence of sound between words or the endings of words, especially when these are used at the ends of lines of poetry. the author is using rhyme to describe his dislike for his foe. when he says my "wrath did grow" it shows how much he dislike his foe. by using rhyme the author grabs the reader attention by expressing their message while also making it rhyme. rhyme is often used by artist today. they use it in their songs to express a message or story throw rhythm and rhyme.
lines 1-3 Morning is/ A new sheet of paper/ For you to write on
a metaphor is the comparison of two unlike things. the is comparing morning to a sheet of paper. by saying that the morning is like a sheet of paper she is saying that each day you get a fresh start. poets use metaphors to have their reader think about what they are saying. if you have a bad day waking up the next morning and forgetting about it can help you move on and get ready for the day ahead.
Dressed like a Spanish waiter.
simile is comping something using like or as. the author is comping the man to a spanish waiter. by comping him to a spanish waiter it paints a picture in our mind that the man was be hispanic and wearing hispanic dress clothes. poets use similes to help readers to better under stand the point they are trying get across. people use similes all the time to describe a person place or thing to help people to better understand where there coming from.
lines: throwout the song:
But every song's like:
Tripping in the bathroom
Trashing the hotel room
repetition is repeating the something over and over again. the author is saying that her life is not picture perfect as Hollywood males it out to be. by using repetition she stress the point across that these are what everyone wants but not everyone will get. poets use repetition to stress their point about something so the reader will know what they are trying to say and understand their message. not everyone is going live that Hollywood life that every one wish and prey they could have even if you work very hard it still may not be that picture perfect we see on tv, music videos, and social media everyday but as long as have family and loved ones you have something that money could never buy.