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Both Neither Out Far Nor In Deep and Waterfront are poems thatdescribe people by the sea On a superficial level the poems illustratethe activities of the people by the sea but on an in-depth overviewthe poems lead to different meanings and ideas as the poets handle thesubjects differently In Neither Out Far Nor In Deep Frostaddresses peoples sightless search for the truth InWaterfront Borson describes an apathetic society and theirinfluence to the next generation This essay will discuss Frost andBorsons different stylistic features that lead to different themes onthe same subject of people by the seaIn Frosts Neither Out Far Nor In Deep the poem describes peopleon the search out for truth in the mysterious sea The words arewritten in everyday language and the form of poem is written in aquatrain with concise metrical pattern The pattern isababcdcefefghgh and each end rhyme ends with a stressed syllablemaking the tone light and lyrical for example in stanza 1 sandway land day1 1-4 However the emotion of the speaker iscoolly detached since he is only giving a philosophical point of viewon the people by the sea and their obsessive efforts to seek for thetruth Visual imagery is the most prominently used They look atthe sea all day 14 They cannot look out far and They cannotlook in deep 4 13-14 This repetitious use of look reinforcesthe peoples search for the truth but the speaker is confident thattheir search is futile because while the people look out to the vastand mysterious sea the water comes ashore311 The speaker isconveying a message that the truth may be found closer than we thinkand looking into an environment far from our reality is just time beingwasted In Borsons Waterfront the poem describes a society that isapathetic to the environment and people around them Just as NeitherOut Far Nor In Deep the language is written in conversationallanguage but in a different form The form is organic it is written
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