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Introduction

After you have read the poem, look carefully at the question Introduction
and underline the subject of it. Begin your answer by directly After you have read the poem, look carefully at the question
addressing the question: and underline the subject of it. Begin your answer by directly
addressing the question:
Poem “Little things” vividly demonstrates a bright sight and
sound imagery of happy childhood moments. In this poem Heng Poem “Little things” vividly demonstrates a bright sight and
expresses feelings of ____________ and _____________ by sound imagery of happy childhood moments. In this poem
using various techniques such as ______________, Heng expresses feelings of ____________ and _____________
______________,____________. by using various techniques such as ______________,
______________,____________.

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Points to consider: Points to consider:
1. Point of narration 1. Point of narration
2. Poetic devices 2. Poetic devices
3. Tone and mood 3. Tone and mood

The poet uses first person narration to give the readers a closer The poet uses first person narration to give the readers a closer
insight into the poet’s thoughts and feelings. (Example)This insight into the poet’s thoughts and feelings. (Example)This
technique helps the reader feel technique helps the reader feel
__________________________________. The most interesting __________________________________. The most
detail about the poem is the style of language. (Example)The interesting detail about the poem is the style of language.
poet chooses to __________________. This creates an (Example)The poet chooses to __________________. This
impression of ______________________. creates an impression of ______________________.
Heng uses many double adjectives throughout the poem. Heng uses many double adjectives throughout the poem.
(Example) It creates a very happy and clear picture and (Example) It creates a very happy and clear picture and
transports the readers in the scene of the poem. transports the readers in the scene of the poem.
Similarly, metaphors and personification add to the experience Similarly, metaphors and personification add to the experience
shared by the poet. (Example of a metaphor). The comparison of shared by the poet. (Example of a metaphor). The comparison
lantern and childhood is important because ________________. of lantern and childhood is important because
In addition to this (Example of personification) adds a magic ________________.
touch to the impression and makes the readers believe that In addition to this (Example of personification) adds a magic
anything is possible, and even the “dark” is enjoying this cheerful touch to the impression and makes the readers believe that
celebration. anything is possible, and even the “dark” is enjoying this
A great number of double adjectives, poetic devices create an cheerful celebration.
atmosphere of absolute happiness and joy. The poet’s chose of A great number of double adjectives, poetic devices create an
words sets a very __________ and ________ tone. Depiction of atmosphere of absolute happiness and joy. The poet’s chose of
brightly colored happy pictures makes the reader feel words sets a very __________ and ________ tone. Depiction of
___________ and _____________ thus creating a mood of brightly colored happy pictures makes the reader feel
______________. ___________ and _____________ thus creating a mood of
______________.

Conclusion Conclusion
“Little things” prove to be an iceberg in the sea. The poet has “Little things” prove to be an iceberg in the sea. The poet has
beautifully hidden the true message of the poem behind the beautifully hidden the true message of the poem behind the
ambiguous title “Little Things”. Those “things” prove themselves ambiguous title “Little Things”. Those “things” prove
not to be so “little” but, on contrary, are the true essence of life themselves not to be so “little” but, on contrary, are the true
and are what we look for and hope. essence of life and are what we look for and hope.