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Storyboard Description

Genord- 1st H

Storyboard Text

  • P-Paraphrase
  • C-Connotations
  • A-Attitude
  • In the past, the speaker has been afraid of emotional closeness; however, his loved one has this power this great power that enables him to open up. He is compared to being a rose in the spring that opens up easily, but in contrast he can close up just like a rose does in the winter. Overall, he recognizes the great power his loved one has over him and he is in awe.
  • S-Shifts
  • Figurative language: He compares his loved one to spring; the speaker is compared to being like a rose Imagery: "you open always petal by petal..."(ln7); "will the snow carefully everywhere descending..."(ln10,12)
  • T-Title
  • The speaker's attitude/ tone is Awe. He addresses this throughout his poem, but it becomes especially clear in stanza 5. He says, " (I do not know what it is about you that closes and opens; only something in me understands the voice of your eyes is deeper than all roses) nobody; not even the rain, has such small hands" (ln17-20)
  • T-Theme
  • He becomes more and more in love and in awe with his loved one in each stanza.
  • He's never been this in love or open, but he will gladly continue to fall in love with his loved one.
  • The poem is about when you find the right one, it's easy to open up and be in love.
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