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Most of analysisinterpretation of poem including intro and start of 2nd body paragraph and conclusion Authors of all types of literature including stories biographies autobiographies and poems often incorporate a variety of literary devices into their works in order to express certain feelings themes and ideas Dylan Thomas does such in his poem Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night He uses a variety of literary devices including metaphors repetition of lines assonance alliteration and mood The poem is also written in such a manner that when read a steady beat remains constant throughout the poem This including a set rhyme scheme keeps the reader focused on the meaning of each individual line while reading it The overall theme of Thomas poem is basically to not give up when you are dying he points out how several different types of men object in one way or another to the coming of their deaths and Dylan Thomas is telling his father to do the same Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night is a villanelle consisting of six stanzas five tursets and one quatrain It is written in iambic pentameter giving it a steady beat when read correctly The rhyme scheme is in a consistent ABA pattern for each stanza with the exception of the last stanza where it is ABAA Dying and light in the last lines of stanzas one three five and six are an example of the poems assonance as well as rave and day in Line 2 men and end in the first line of the second stanza which could also be considered internal rhyme by crying and bright in the first line of the third stanza blind eyes and like in the second line of the fifth stanza and fierce tears in the second line of the sixth stanza Alliteration exists in the poem as well The phrase Do not go gentle into that good night repeats the t
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