Literary Devices in Poetry Comparison Essay by cee-cee

Literary Devices in Poetry
This paper studies the poems "The Courage that my Mother Had" by Edna St. Vincent Millay and "The Funeral" by Gordon Parks.
# 107044 | 959 words | 2 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Aug 19, 2008 in Literature (Poetry) , Literature (Comparative Literature) , Sociology (General)


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Description:

In this article, the writer introduces, discusses and analyzes the poems "The Courage that my Mother Had" by Edna St. Vincent Millay and "The Funeral" by Gordon Parks. Specifically, the writer discusses the literary devices the poets use to help the reader understand the subject of death and dying. The writer explains that poetry is full of effective literary devices such as simile, metaphor, rhyme, and meter that help create vivid pictures in the poem and help the reader identify with the words. The writer points out that these two works graphically illustrate the pain of losing a loved one with their use of poetic devices and raw emotions.

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Millay, Edna St. Vincent. "The Courage That my Mother Had."
  • Parks, Gordon. "The Funeral."

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APA Format

Literary Devices in Poetry (2008, August 19) Retrieved April 20, 2021, from https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/literary-devices-in-poetry-107044/

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"Literary Devices in Poetry" 19 August 2008. Web. 20 April. 2021. <https://www.academon.com/comparison-essay/literary-devices-in-poetry-107044/>

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