14 line poem, regular rhyme scheme, always written in iambic pentameter
the beat or the rhythm of the poem, 5 stressed paired up with 5 unstressed
What is the rhyme pattern?
AA, BB, CC, DD, EE, FF, GG
What is the Mood of this poem?
Dark, gloomy, ominous, fear- its the fear of the unknown, the ocean is a powerful force, the damage it can do, the animals in the water
The “atmosphere” of this poem is
The first four lines describe
the waves threatening the shore, the power of these waves
Give examples of Personification in the poem.
the cloud are low and hairy, the clouds are like locks of hair, waves looking, the shore was lucky
How do lines 7-9 relate to lines 10-11?-
In line 7-9 they talk about the cliffs the equate the cliffs and the land to be continents to give us support and provide protection. 10-11- people must present the age of darkness and rage
What is the setting?
the ocean on a very cloudy day
What is the Biblical reference?
he talks about the end of the world, Before God’s last
What is the main idea?
compare the ocean with God’s word- it is almighty and powerful