Rather than thinking about the author’s intentions, you can develop an argument based on any single term (or combination of terms) listed below.
You’ll just need to use the original text to defend and explain your argument to the reader.
Denotation - dictionary definition of a word Diction - word choice that both conveys and emphasizes the meaning or theme of a poem through distinctions in sound, look, rhythm, syllable, letters, and definition Figurative language - the use of words to express meaning beyond the literal meaning of the words themselves Imagery - the author’s attempt to create a mental picture (or reference point) in the mind of the reader.
Remember, though the most immediate forms of imagery are visual, strong and effective imagery can be used to invoke an emotional, sensational (taste, touch, smell etc) or even physical response.
he speaker’s perilous and somewhat despised attitude towards the book.
Albeit, the following line shows a polar sense of indebtedness of the book’s blind allegiance with the words: “Whoafter birth did’st by my side remain.It often can symbolize the emotional state of characters. Structure (fiction) - The way that the writer arranges the plot of a story.Structure (poetry) - The pattern of organization of a poem.An open or free form poem has looser form, or perhaps one of the author’s invention, but it is important to remember that these poems are not necessarily formless.Symbolism - when an object is meant to be representative of something or an idea greater than the object itself.speaker herself is proud of her work, but fearful of others’ responses to it.Although she refers to the book as a “rambling brat” and “hobbling,” due to the impressions of others, the?Meter - measure or structuring of rhythm in a poem Plot - the arrangement of ideas and/or incidents that make up a story Rhythm - often thought of as a poem’s timing.Rhythm is the juxtaposition of stressed and unstressed beats in a poem, and is often used to give the reader a lens through which to move through the work.Allegory - narrative form in which the characters are representative of some larger humanistic trait (i.e.greed, vanity, or bravery) and attempt to convey some larger lesson or meaning to life.