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    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    • Oliver Wendell Holmes
      • “Old Ironsides”
      • “The Chambered Nautilus”
      Oliver Wendell Holmes
    • Oliver Wendell Holmes(1809-1894)
      Early Life:
      • Born August 29, 1809 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. To Abiel Holmes and Sarah Wendell Holmes.
      • The fourth of five children
      • His father was an orthodox Calvanist minister.
      • He was brought up a strict Calvanist, but later rejected much of what he was taught.
      • Leaned toward independence and rebellion.
      Education:
      • Graduated from Harvard in 1829
      • Oliver often had his poems published in Harvard's Collegian
      • Studied law, then traveled to Europe to study medicine. He graduated from Cambridge in 1836 with a doctorate in medicine.
      • After studying medicine in college and in Paris, he wrote two essays on new approaches to medicine. For his writing, he was awarded the Boylston Prize from Harvard.
      • He was encouraged to write poetry by Ralph Waldo Emerson.
      • In 1838, he became the chair of Anatomy and Physiology at Dartmouth College. He later worked a similar position at Harvard. Holmes excelled at keeping the students’ attention during his lectures.
      • Holmes married Amelia Lee Jackson in 1840. They had three children.
      • He died at the age of 85 in his home in Boston, Massachusetts.
      • Prose-ordinary speech or writing, without metrical structure.
      • Many poems present his view of human nature and its improvement.
      • Often wrote against Calvanism
      • Touches on many psychological issues.
      Poetry Writing Style
    • Metaphor - a figure of speech in which a term or phrase is applied to something to which it is not literally applicable in order to suggest a resemblance
      Ex. A mighty fortress is our God
      Extended Metaphor – a metaphor extended over several sentences, lines, paragraphs, or even pages
      Terms to Know
    • Apostrophe - a digression in the form of an address to someone not present, or to a personified object or idea
      Ex. O Death, where art thou?
      Alliteration - repetition of the leading consonant sound in each word throughout a sentence or a phrase
      Ex. Peter Piper picked a peck of pickled peppers
      Terms to Know
    • Allusion - the repetition of the leading consonant sound in each word throughout a sentence or a phrase
      Tone - a particular style or manner, as of writing or speech; the implications of the diction used
      Terms to Know
    • Verbal Irony - a figure of speech in which what is said is the opposite of what is meant
      Symbolism - the practice of representing things by symbols, or of investing things with a symbolic meaning or character
      Terms to Know