- 1 What is the poem forgetfulness about?
- 2 What is the tone of forgetfulness?
- 3 Which statement describes a structural characteristic of the poem forgetfulness?
- 4 What is the theme of the poem forgetfulness?
- 5 What is the structure of the poem?
- 6 What is a possible theme of the poem?
- 7 In what two ways does the poem’s structure match the movements of the turtle it describes?
- 8 What is one possible theme of the poem Loveliest of trees the cherry now?
What is the poem forgetfulness about?
Forgetfulness is a deceptively innocent looking poem that explores the consequences of gradual memory loss. The basic theme is forgetfulness, plain and simple, but the underlying issues are many and include that of identity versus time, tragedy versus comedy and life story versus trivial detail.
What is the tone of forgetfulness?
The main tone of the poem is thoughtful and slightly random because the speaker explains the things that they have forgotten in a scattered and seemingly unconnected way. But at the same time the speaker is very thoughtful about the things that they have forgotten and are trying to remember.
Which statement describes a structural characteristic of the poem forgetfulness?
The poem Forgetfulness by Billy Collins is a very particular poem, it does not rhyme, it has a free verse structure, meaning that it doesn´t actually have an organization on the stanzas, nor has a certain amount of syllables in each stanza, and it ends in a 4 verse paragraph, which means that it doesn´t end with a
What is the theme of the poem forgetfulness?
One of the possible themes of the poem “Forgetfulness” by Billy Collins is that of the importance of identity. In this poem, the author talks about the complications and difficulties of memory loss. One of the most important consequences of this is the loss of self.
What is the structure of the poem?
Poems can be structured, with rhyming lines and meter, the rhythm and emphasis of a line based on syllabic beats. Poems can also be freeform, which follows no formal structure. The basic building block of a poem is a verse known as a stanza.
What is a possible theme of the poem?
The theme is the underlying message that the writer or artist wants to convey. Themes can feature in poetry, a short story, a novel, or even a work of art. It can be something as simple as love, or as something more complex, such as human versus nature.
In what two ways does the poem’s structure match the movements of the turtle it describes?
Answer: they both have uneven movements. they both stop and start unevenly.
What is one possible theme of the poem Loveliest of trees the cherry now?
One of the main themes of the poem is the brevity (shortness) of life. Youth is even shorter like spring. The best the speaker can do is to be presently excited and to enjoy the present at his best.