Writer’s choice

Writer’s choice
two poems: https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/those-winter-sundays
https://www.poets.org/poetsorg/poem/do-not-go-gentle-good-night

1) write a Comparison and contrast essay in which you examine how the two poems are similar and how they are diferent with regard to how each explores its topic in terms of three or more of the following literary/poetic devices: tone, speaker irony, imagery, figures of speech and symbol.
2) somewhere in you discussion, directly state whay you think to be the overall point or theme of each poem. a breife summary or paraphrase (or both) would help accomplish this.
3) quote poetry accordingly.

FORMAT:
Thesis-1-2 sentances. your thesis should reflect assignment.

major point 1: identify specific device #1 and give a general statement about whether this device is used similarly or different in the poem to explore the shared topic.

supporting points :
Poem 1: identify how author uses device #1 to explore topic. show where device is present/ evident and what it accomplishes with regard to the meaning of the poem.

poem 2: identify how author uses device #1 to explore topic. show where device is present/ evident and what it accomplishes with regard to the meaning of the poem.

– be sure to highlight how the poems are similar/ different in terms of device used.

major point 2: identify specific device #2
and give a general statement about whether this device is used similarly or different in the poem to explore the shared topic.

supporting points :
Poem 1: identify how author uses device #2 to explore topic. show where device is present/ evident and what it accomplishes with regard to the meaning of the poem.

poem 2: identify how author uses device #2 to explore topic. show where device is present/ evident and what it accomplishes with regard to the meaning of the poem.

– be sure to highlight how the poems are similar/ different in terms of device used.

major point 3: identify specific device #3 and give a general statement about whether this device is used similarly or different in the poem to explore the shared topic.

supporting points :
Poem 1: identify how author uses device #3 to explore topic. show where device is present/ evident and what it accomplishes with regard to the meaning of the poem.

poem 2: identify how author uses device #3 to explore topic. show where device is present/ evident and what it accomplishes with regard to the meaning of the poem.

– be sure to highlight how the poems are similar/ different in terms of device used.