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  1. The rhyme scheme of the poem is ABABCCDD….. However, the last six lines rhyme differently thus we can say that the poem does not have a fixed rhyme scheme.   There was a naughty Boy Summary

    The rhyme scheme of the poem is ABABCCDD….. However, the last six lines rhyme differently thus we can say that the poem does not have a fixed rhyme scheme.

     

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  1. Similes: A simile is a description that uses “like” or “as” to make a comparison. For example, “The ground was as hard”. The poem is full of similes where many comparisons are drawn between things of one place and another.   There was a naughty boy Summary

    Similes: A simile is a description that uses “like” or “as” to make a comparison. For example, “The ground was as hard”. The poem is full of similes where many comparisons are drawn between things of one place and another.

     

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    Here the poet John Keats is bringing out the mindset condition of those people who dream about visiting some distant place that they imagine would be different, mesmerizing, dreamy, heaven-like, and so on. And once they reach the place, they feel a sense of disappointment that everything is just theRead more

    Here the poet John Keats is bringing out the mindset condition of those people who dream about visiting some distant place that they imagine would be different, mesmerizing, dreamy, heaven-like, and so on. And once they reach the place, they feel a sense of disappointment that everything is just the same as in the place where they permanently reside and that the new place after all holds no special charm as they imagined while they were reading about it in the books. So some of us are in such a situation at some or other point in our life! So, John Keats is not talking about a naughty boy in his poem. He is talking about the Naughty Boys in us!

     

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  1. Personification- Personification is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. The Grasshopper and the Cricket are personified in this poem. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closeRead more

    1. Personification– Personification is a figure of speech in which an idea or thing is given human attributes and/or feelings or is spoken of as if it were human. The Grasshopper and the Cricket are personified in this poem.
    2. Alliteration- It is the occurrence of the same sound at the beginning of closely connected words. Examples- “new-mown mead”, “from the stove there shrills”
    3. Imagery– Imagery refers to the elements of a poem that engage a reader’s senses. Examples- “the hot sun”, “cooling trees”, “a lone winter evening, when the frost/ Has wrought a silence”, “some grassy hills”

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  1. The central idea of this poem is the poetry of earth and how it never ceases. Even in the hot summer, when the birds get tired, the grasshopper sings his song. And the cricket fills silent winter evenings with his own song. Therefore, there is always music to be found in nature, no matter what seasoRead more

    The central idea of this poem is the poetry of earth and how it never ceases. Even in the hot summer, when the birds get tired, the grasshopper sings his song. And the cricket fills silent winter evenings with his own song. Therefore, there is always music to be found in nature, no matter what season it is. The earth is always poetic and beauty.

     

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  1. Alliteration: Use of consonant sound at the start of two words which are close in series  Eg.  Sleep full of sweet dreams, the sound of ‘s’ is repeated, Metaphor: Compares one kind of thing to another kind of thing. Eg, A bower quiet for us (calmness of the bower is compared to the calming effect ofRead more

    • Alliteration: Use of consonant sound at the start of two words which are close in series  Eg.  Sleep full of sweet dreams, the sound of ‘s’ is repeated,
    • Metaphor: Compares one kind of thing to another kind of thing. Eg, A bower quiet for us (calmness of the bower is compared to the calming effect of a beautiful thing)
    • Anaphora: Use of same word in two consecutive lines. Anaphora serves the purpose of delivering an artistic effect to a passage. Eg. Of noble natures- Of all the unhealthy
    • Imagery: creating a sensory effect of beautiful things lined up in a string.  Eg. A flowery band to bind us,
    • Inversion: The normal order of words is reversed. Eg. ( Are we wreathing a flowery band)
    • Antithesis: opposite words placed together. Eg. Old and young

    A Thing of Beauty is Joy Forever summary

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  1. Beauty, according to the poet, is impermanent and provides us with the same pleasure over and over again. It brings us lifelong happiness and never fades. In this sad, prosaic world, beauty plays an integral part in our lives, helping us in remaining happy and joyous.   A Thing of Beauty is JoyRead more

    Beauty, according to the poet, is impermanent and provides us with the same pleasure over and over again. It brings us lifelong happiness and never fades. In this sad, prosaic world, beauty plays an integral part in our lives, helping us in remaining happy and joyous.

     

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