Because of you
In spite of you
Poem About Betrayal And Hurt
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Analysis of Form and Technique
In Spite Of You
Published: February 2016
For Students - Analysis of Form and Technique
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Techniques this poem uses:
- The short lines of each stanza help to create a strong sense of emotion. There is a realistic movement from anger to sadness to resilience. The synonyms for each stanza help the reader to truly grasp how the poet is feeling.
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The first five lines of each stanza are synonyms. Synonyms are words that have the same or similar meaning as each other. Each consecutive stanza shares synonyms for angry, sad, and unbreakable.
Angry: mad, livid, furious, pissed Sad: depressed, heartbroken, morose, melancholy Unbreakable: strong, resilient, flexible, tough
- This poem has a strong sense of structure. It is made up of three stanzas, each with six lines. The first five lines are all synonyms that move the poem along, and each stanza is wrapped up by addressing the subject of the poem (the person who broke the poet's heart).
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