"Vale from Carthage, 1944" & TP

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An integral part of the poem
Consider every word (and any multiple meanings)
Put the poem into your own words
Timed exam: only the rough parts
Find some of the meaning beyond the literal
Check the title, the last line, the first line
What are the parts of the poem?
 visual (on the page)
 content (story/thought)
temporal
spatial
What is the tone of:
the speaker
 the poet
(twofold)
 tone
diction
setting
speaker
syntax
form (rhythm/rhyme)
What is the meaning of the poem—the comment on
human existence?

universal

psychological

theological

social

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