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My own poetry anthology

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My own poetry anthology

  1. 1. My Own Poetry Anthology
  2. 2. “My mistress`eyes are nothing like thesun” (William Shakespeare 1564-1616)MY mistress`eyes are nothing like the sunCoral is far more red than her lips `red:If snow be white, why then her breasts are dun;If hairs be wires, black wires grow on her head.I have seen roses damask`d, red and white,But no such roses see I in her cheeks;And in some perfumes is there more delightThan in the breath that from my mistress reeks.I love to hear her speak, yet well I knowThat music hath a far more pleasing sound:I grant I never saw a goddess go,-My mistress, when she walks, treads on the ground:And yet, by heaven, I think my love as rareAs any she belied with false compare.
  3. 3.  This is a lyrical poem because it is emotional. A man express his feelings. A Sonnet, a fourteen-line poem. Shakespearean. The meter is iambic and the line pentameter. It`s about a man who describes the lady he loves in realistic terms. She is not perfect but he loves her all the same. Figurative language I`ve chosen that image because symbolizes the beauty of a woman. In line 6 he compares her beauty with roses (metaphor) so in the picture there are roses too.
  4. 4. “Beowulf”Seamus Heaney.“The battle-fames king, bulwark of his earls,ordered a gold-chased heirloom of Hrethel`sto be brought in; it was the best exampleof a gem-studded sword in the Geat treasury.This he laid on Beowulf`s lapand then rewarded him with land as well,seven thousands hides, and a hall and a throne.Both owned land by birth in that country,ancestral grounds; but the greater rightand sway were inherited by the higher born”.THE END.
  5. 5. Beowulf is an epic poem. A long narrative. I`ve chosen that part because it`s the end, and as it was the destiny of Beowulf, he was the hero. So he get his reward. The image symbolizes Beowulf`s triumph, he became a legend. Digressions, hoyages. Long speeches.
  6. 6. “Beowulf” Seamus Heaney.“I heard four horses were handed over next.Beowulf bestowed four bay steedsto go with the armour, swift gallopers,all alike. So ought a kinsman act,instead of plotting and planning in secretto bring people to grief, or conspiring to arrangethe death of comrades. The warrior kingwas uncle to Beowulf and honoured by his nephew:each was concerned for the other`s good”.
  7. 7.  An extract from Beowulf. The same as the other one. Indirect speech. Comment reflection lesson for listeners from the narrator. This part is about the fight, the resources they are going to use.• Repetition as regards the horses (four horses/four bay steeds). The picture symbolizes the battle with the horses.
  8. 8. • LITERATURE IN ENGLISH I – 2012• Assignment No. 2• November 2nd• Student: Cintia Roberto

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