Sonnet 43 Figurative Language

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Both stories the song of wandering Angus by W.B Yeats and Sonnet 43 by William Shakespeare communicate the common theme of Love and Loss. The way these two stories communicate there common theme is by these three main ways, Figurative language, Structure, and Dreams. Now lets take a closer look at both of these stories to find out exactly how they use Figurative language, Structure, and dreams to show love and loss. First we will be seeing how figurative language shows love and loss. The way the song of wandering Angus does this is by saying “the silver apples of the moon and the golden apples of the sun.” This sentence means that he will be with her forever both day and night. Evidence of this is were he says sun and moon, this means Day and night, that leads us to believe that this sentence says that he will be with her for forever. In the poem sonnet 43 the way William Shakespeare shows love and loss is by saying “But when i sleep, in dreams they look on thee” this means when he dreams he sees her and he that is when he is at peace.…show more content…
The way The song of wandering Angus does this is by telling us were he is throughout the poem, In the first paragraph he is in the hazel wood, we know this because on line one he says “I went out into the hazel wood” In the second paragraph he is in a house, we know this because in line nine he said “when i had laid it on the floor.” in the final paragraph he is in realty, no longer in a dream, we know this in in line 16 the poem says “and faded through the brightening air.” The way these settings correlate to Love and Loss is by saying in the final paragraph “Though i am old with wandering, i will find out were she has gone.” this means that no mater how many times he dreams and goes days without finding here, one day he will and he will never give up. evidence of this is “though I'm old with wandering” this means he is old but he will never stop

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