O Captain! My Captain! StoryBoard TWIST Holly Kellogg
Fear and grief: The narrator soon realizes that the captain is dead and begins to panic.
T - Tone
Fearful, weathered, grim, bleeding drops of red, fallen cold and dead, pale and still, no pulse nor will, mournful
W - Word Choice
"...for you the flag is flung - for you the bugle trills, For you bouquets and ribboned wreaths - for you the shores a-crowding..." This gives an image of how the country was mourning and coming together to show their respect for Lincoln.
I - Imagery
The author uses imagery throughout the poem and there are end rhymes in each stanza.
S - Style
The narrator uses the right words and phrases to make this poem about how the Abraham Lincoln died.