Analysis Of Geraldine Connolly's Poem 'Summer I Was Sixteen'
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The Summer I Was Sixteen by Geraldine Connolly Summertime is usually a special time of year for teenagers. It is also the time for teenagers to relax or release the school pressure. Teenagers spend their summer on different kinds of things, such as hanging out with friends, dating with girlfriends, playing sports, volunteering for work, and playing computer or video games. By reading this poem, the reader will explore a teenager’s summertime experience. The poem uses figurative language to explain the poem, which also makes the poem become more interesting. First of all, the mood of the poem is wistful, created by the word “afterthought” and “Dreamsicles”. The poem is mainly about how the poet and her friends enjoy their summer. It is divided