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Sylvia Plath. Pg. 177. Journals, April 1953. “‘If only something would happen!’ Something being the revelation that transfigures existence; works a miraculous presto-. chango. upon the mundane mortal world – turning the toads and cockroaches back into handsome fairy princes.
Definition of oxymoron = a combination of contradictory or incongruous words such as ‘soft rock’ or ‘cruel kindness.’. Example quotation of device from poem = “soft fists” from line 10.. Effect = when a poet uses an oxymoron it points out a contradictory idea which draws the reader’s attention. It suggests to the reader that they look closely. In this poem the “soft fists” remind the reader that, although mushrooms are soft, they have to be powerful and strong (as in “fists”) to push their way through hard earth overnight. Perhaps the reader has never before recognized the strength of a mushroom. .
In their dreams their brains took each other hostage. In the morning they wore each other’s face. The Hawk in the Rain. . by . Ted Hughes . . I drown in the drumming . ploughland. , I drag up. Heel after heel from the swallowing of the earth’s mouth,.
Bee Box. Date:. Objectives: . Introduce and annotate the poem. Explore the theme of control.. Warm-up - Bees. When a poet uses a metaphor, it depends on pre-existing notions about a thing. . What words or ideas pop into your head when you think of bees..
plath’s. poetry: the APPLICANT. pp. 6-7. Identity in . plath’s. poetry. In pairs, recap where we have seen ideas about identity in Plath’s ‘parenthood’ and ‘nature’ poems. . As you have seen in ‘Ariel’ and ‘Poppies,’ Plath was interested in the ways in which women were objectified and subjugated in society. How does this link to the theme of identity?.