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  1. The poem "I Am Offering this Poem" has thirty lines. There are irregular rhymes throughout the text, such as "you" and "through" in the first seven lines and "give" and "life" in the last six lines.   I am offering this Summary

    The poem “I Am Offering this Poem” has thirty lines. There are irregular rhymes throughout the text, such as “you” and “through” in the first seven lines and “give” and “life” in the last six lines.

     

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  1. 1. Metaphor and simile: The first two, metaphor and simile, are alike. They contrast two very dissimilar things. Baca compares the poem he is composing to a scarf, a cabin, a present, and a warm garment in the poem. 2. Alliteration: Words that start with the same letter and are used consecutively orRead more

    1. Metaphor and simile: The first two, metaphor and simile, are alike. They contrast two very dissimilar things. Baca compares the poem he is composing to a scarf, a cabin, a present, and a warm garment in the poem.

    2. Alliteration: Words that start with the same letter and are used consecutively or at least closely together are known as alliteration. For example, in line four, the words “comes” and “cover”; in line two of the final stanza, “and all anyone.”

    3. Repetition: In poetry it is the usage of a particular word or phrase again. E.g. “I love you,” which follows each stanza.

     

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  1. The significance of love and poetry as a priceless art form are among the subjects of this poem. Love is portrayed by the poet as being considerably more valuable than any material possession. The poem suggests that it doesn't matter that the speaker has nothing more to give the beloved because loveRead more

    The significance of love and poetry as a priceless art form are among the subjects of this poem. Love is portrayed by the poet as being considerably more valuable than any material possession. The poem suggests that it doesn’t matter that the speaker has nothing more to give the beloved because love is a gift in and of itself, a sort of “treasure.” The poem primarily discusses the importance of love, but it also serves as an illustration of the expressive power of words. By “giving” the poem to a loved one, the speaker conveys a romantic message, subtly illustrating the effectiveness of poetry.

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