Is it a narrative, a poem that tells a story?
Emmeline Pankhurst Freedom or Death Traditionally silent, women tend to have been left out of rhetoric. He was railing against the prevalent enthusiasm for pastoral poetry above all other forms as becomes apparent in subsequent verses.
We seldom happen to perceive them - This is a more formal, descriptive type of commentary, almost like a news report.
It is a remarkable speech in extraordinary circumstances: made by a woman, it deals with issues of gender, sovereignty and nationality. Culture Does the poem stress cultural details, such as the behavior, dress, or speech habits of a particular group or a historical period or event — for instance, the death of an airline stewardess in James Dickey's "Falling"?
Do: Look for recurring images or symbols, these are motifs.
A borrowed book is like a guest in the house; it must be treated with punctiliousness, with a certain considerate formality. Gerard Manley Hopkins took this idea of poetric energy through departure from meter to its extreme, with his theory and practice of sprung rhythman approach to poetry in which the language constantly frustrates the reading mind's expectation of a regular meter.
For example, does the poem relate to imagism, confessional verse, the Beat movement, the Harlem Renaissance, the Civil Rights era, the American Indian renaissance, or feminism?
Conceivably, other poets could adopt the form, and repeated examples would give literary analysts the material they would need to specify its defining characteristics and give it a name.
What is the poet's tone?