Last name, First nameEnglish 9- 2nd semesterPoetry analysis                                   Analysis of ________________...
Sample Body paragraphEXAMPLE1       In stanza 2, line 2, Rothke used imagery. The speaker stated that the pots,“…slid from...
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Outline of poetry analysis-July 11th

  1. 1. Last name, First nameEnglish 9- 2nd semesterPoetry analysis Analysis of ___________________Introduction Mention title of poem and poet’s name Explain what the poem is about This poet used the poetry devices imagery and figurative language in his or her poem.Paragraph 1In stanza _____, line _____, Rothke used _________. The speaker stated, “___________________.” Inthis line, the poet attempts to convey ________________ _________________ by using_______________. (2 more lines of analysis—explain to the reader about the meaning of the usage)Paragraph 2In stanza _____, line _____, Rothke used _________. The speaker stated, “___________________.” Inthis line, the poet attempts to convey ________________ _________________ by using_______________. (2 more lines of analysis—explain to the reader about the meaning of the usage)Paragraph 3In stanza _____, line _____, Rothke used _________. The speaker stated, “___________________.” Inthis line, the poet attempts to convey ________________ _________________ by using_______________. (2 more lines of analysis—explain to the reader about the meaning of the usage)Conclusion The poet used the poetry devices imagery and figurative langue in his or her poem. Explain how effectively the poet uses these devices to convey the poem’s meaning.Sample Introduction In the poem, Grape Sherbet, by Rita Dove, we read about a women’s memory of her father. In the poem, she describes the special desert that her father made when she was a young girl. As she recalled this memory, she was standing by her father’s grave. The poet used the poetry devices imagery and figurative langue in her poem.
  2. 2. Sample Body paragraphEXAMPLE1 In stanza 2, line 2, Rothke used imagery. The speaker stated that the pots,“…slid from the kitchen shelf.” In this line, the poet attempts to convey the senseof hearing. The reader is to imagine the sound of the pans crashing to the groundas the father dances with his son. This image is consistent with the other imagesthat are concerning as the drunk father plays rough with his son.

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