All techniques caused large impacts on readers, emotional outcomes, understandings, relations, visual insight and acceptance of the horrendous circumstances the poem was based on, are just a few of the impacts this tragic poem had on readers. A technique that had a great impact used in the poem beach Burial is alliteration. This is discovered in stanza one line three quote “sway and wander in the waters” This emphasises the atrocities of the deaths of the men, Giving readers a clear understanding of how lost, undeserving and incomplete the sailors deaths were. This also evokes an emotional reaction from readers.
In conclusion through using the technique alliteration, the impact on readers is being able to gain great knowledge and understanding of how tragic the deaths of the sailors were. Another efficacious technique used in the poem beach burial is personification. This is found in stanza 2 lines 1 quote “Between the sob and clubbing of gunfire” This illustrates the horrendous sounds created by the life taking gunfire’s. In this quote personification conveys certain moods and reactions to the reader, it successfully helps readers relate to the “sobbing” of the gunfire’s, because sobbing is a human attribute.
The poem A Valediction: Forbidding Mourning is written by John Donne. When the poem is read a question arises. What are the qualities of the man in the poem like between himself and his wife? It is clearly evident that one of the main qualities between the two is true love. Line 21 proves this statement true. "Our two souls which are one," Line 21 Throughout the poem it mentions the number two a ...
The writer also prosperously evokes antipathy to the reader toward the gunfire’s. In conclusion it is evident that through using the technique personification in the poem beach burial, readers are able to relate to the poem through the use of the technique personification. A technique that also had a great impact in the poem Beach Burial is simile. An example of this is in stanza 4 line 4 quote “as blue as drowned men’s lips” This effectively gives readers a clear visual understanding of the horrendous state of the dead sailors. “Lips are blue” illustrates to the reader that there is no longer life or warmth in the sailor’s bodies.
It also conveys the message, helping readers sufficiently able to see what the writer sees. To conclude the impact of using the technique simile in the poem beach burial is giving readers a clear visual understanding and evoking an emotional outcome. An effective technique used in the poem beach burial written by slessor is pun. This is recognised in stanza 5 line 1 quote “dead seamen” though these are just two words; the impact of this is large. It emphasises the fact that the sailors are now dead and so are there chances of ever bearing children.
It forces readers to try and discern the words, it evokes an emotional reaction, understanding, and forces readers to accept the horrendous conclusion through using the word “dead” In the poem beach burial, the writer Slessor uses various poetic techniques to depict dead sailors rolling in on a beach after sea battle during World War II. These techniques consist of alliteration, personification, simile and pun. The techniques all contributed to the great overall impact that came of this tragic poem, they caused readers to have an emotional reaction, visual insight, concluding acceptance and so on.