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Irony in poetry

As a literary device, irony implies a distance between what is said and what is meant. Based on the context, the reader is able to see the implied meaning in spite of the contradiction. What Is the Role of Irony in Poetry? (with pictures) Irony in poetry is a literary technique that uses discordance, incongruity or a naive speaker to…

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Speaker poetry definition

How to Tell Who the Speaker Is in a Poem | Pen and The Pad The speaker is the voice or “persona” of a poem. One should not assume that the poet is the speaker, because the poet may be writing from a perspective entirely different from his own, even with the voice of another gender, race or species, or…

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Punctuation in poetry

Punctuation in poetry is similar to punctuation in prose and serves almost the same purpose as bar lines in music without which the words and notes won’t flow altogether. In other words, punctuation assists in organizing your words into discernible verses: encapsulates thoughts and ideas.17 apr. 2015 What is punctuation in poetry called? There are six basic forms of punctuation…

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We real cool poetry analysis

What is the message of the poem We Real Cool? The Message of Gwendolyn Brooks’ “We Real Cool” “We Real Cool” is a short, yet powerful poem by Gwendolyn Brooks that sends a life learning message to its reader. The message Brooks is trying to send is that dropping out of school and roaming the streets is in fact not…

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