ELEMENTS OF POETRY I. VOICE It is the poem’s implied attitude towards its subject.

It is needed to interpret the details of the poem’s language. IMAGERY It is the representation of a sensory impression, feeling, or idea. It is the related images in a poem. It conveys meanings beyond the literal. SYMBOLIC The object of action represents something beyond itself. FIGURATIVE LANGUAGE SYMBOL RHYTHM

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*It is a good idea to look at the title of the poem that we will explore, for the title gives a clue to the “controlling idea” in the poem.

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