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    Critical analysis of poetry

    Can anyone recommend a site where I may be get some hints about critically analysing poetry, in particular identifying voice, rhythm, metaphor and any other poetic devices? As you may guess, I'm in a blind panic - analyse 'Sonnet written in a church-yard at Middleton in Sussex' by Charlotte Smith in about 1000 words is my current mission in life! Thanks for taking time to read this post everyone.

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    in a blue moon amuse's Avatar
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    between the lines
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    maybe etc.?

    hmm: "Amusingly, in modern Greek the word metaphor is used to refer to a cart or trolley; thus visitors to Greek airports will find themselves using metaphors to carry their luggage."
    the air and water have been here a long time, and they are telling stories.

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    The Guy in the Corner OedipusReD's Avatar
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    Canada, eh
    i was trying to compile a list of poetic devices here, as of right now it's the thread below, and someone posted a good link in it too

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    Don't worry about it.
    currently in my world of insanity and randomism

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    What a hell.
    I really need some inf about that subject

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    Metaphor means transfer and not trolley!!! haha. That's why in literature when we say something but we mean something else, we use this word. It's the same aswell in greek as a word for greek literature. Trust me I'm Greek

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