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Storyboard Description

o captain my captain

Storyboard Text

  • Tone
  • Word choice
  • Imagery
  • The tone of this poem is sad because it's expressing peoples feelings after the civil war
  • Style 
  • "Rise up — for you the flag is flung — for you the bugle trills"
  • Theme
  • "Where on the deck my captain lies"
  • Extended Metaphor
  • Each eight-line is split into two distinct parts. The first four lines are long and praise Lincolns achievement. The last four lines are short and give agitated descriptions of Lincolns dying moments.
  • The theme of the poem is that even if it's the end of war or anything, something can always happen
  • The captain is Lincoln The journey is the civil war
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