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A persons childhood helps determine who they will become and what they can achieve the economical gap between social classes can shape a childs future creating many incredible people from the depths of poverty People have expressed views on childhood and life in many ways one way being fluid poetry Mother Goose Nursery rhymes have been read to children for decades a certain rhyme addressing the moral and physical destiny of children This rhyme along with Saturdays Child by Countee Cullen details the different aspects of childhood through a plethora of figurative language and vastly different tones The Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme has a strong upbeat tone while Saturdays child uses a more monotone and disheartening tone The two poems share many similarities in figurative language and theme although their tones and approaches to the subject are exceptionally diverseThere are a plethora of alluring techniques and an abundance of figurative language terms within this simple rhyme Mother Goose a famous nursery rhyme poet was able to utilize the fetching rhyme scheme AABB all throughout the poem Mother Goose Nursery Rhyme The poem at first may seem like a simplistic and overall jovial piece however it has an underlying tone of humanitys quickness to judge The first six lines of the poem express the opinion of personalities a child could have due to the specific day on which they are born on Mondays child is fair and face 1 in this line Mother Goose states that a child who is born on Monday shall be pretty provided that this is stated readers are influenced to believe this is true which is shown throughout the rest of poem By rhyming the last word of each line to the corresponding line Mother Goose makes the poem appealing to read which increases the influential impact it leaves upon a reader since it gives them a positive emotion Even though the audience for this poem may
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