LANGUAGE ARTS ESSAYPoetry JournalSea Lullabyby: Elinor WyliePoetic Elements: Rhyme, Rhythm, and CoupletsThe poet uses imagery often, and at one point there was personification, when the sea is refered to as a person. The mood of the poem is sad overall. The poem seems to tell a story of a child who drowns in a sea at night with the moon overhead. I like the personification in the poem, and also the story it tells. The word i like most in this poem is pillage. Followed closely by tarnished.Mother to Sonby: Langston HughesPoetic Elements: Free Verse, Narrorated, and an Extended MetaphorThe poet uses his viewpoint as the narrator to get his point across. It seems to me as if he is trying to tell the reader never to give up. I like how he made himself someone else but still sounded extremely convincing. I like how it is a long extended metaphor; it makes the poem interesting.The Lesson of the Mothby: Don MarquisPoetic Elements: Personification, Lack of Punctuation, Metaphors, and SimiliesThe poet
The Devil's BrideChapter 1February 13, 2004~I can't stand it anymore. This life-this hell… whatever you choose to name this treacherous existence. All there is is pain and suffering. Death, lust, anger, and corruption rule us. Some days, all I want to do is go to sleep and never wake up again.Ever. Sometimes, it seems as though the days will never end. Others go by without a pause, spinning away, out of control…All the while, I think to myself, "Is this real? Am I really here? Or is this just a trick of the mind, some haunting nightmare I'm having while I'm really lying in an endless sleep, unconscious after that horrible thing that happened?" That gruesome, evil thing that happened… that which I must never speak of again…"No, this isn't a dream." Dulcie said to herself, "This is hell, where I'm being punished for eternity…" Then, reality slammed on her as her diary was snatched away from her. "What do you think you're doing?