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Unbelief in fate is a good idea No matter what goes on in life many times ones always in charge of his own action Because ones responsible for his life and can decide what he wants to make out of it So the future does not depend on destiny because everyone has freedom of choice Ones consequence depends on his choice and it is possible to overcome it In the poem Invictus the author William Ernest Henley depicts his deepest insights of how he can take control of his life under various circumstances Henley is describing himself to be greater than life situations Henley has suffered in his life with a disease in which he was close to death Henley emphasizes the title Invictus which means unconquerable Henley effectively uses the word unconquerable throughout the poem to express the overall meaning of the poem Henley uses various techniques to prove his point in the poem The two poetic devices that Henley commonly uses in the poem Invictus are metaphor and imagery The term metaphor means a figure of speech in which two unlike objects are compared by identification or by the substitution of one for the other does not use the words like or as The term imagery is the formation of mental images figures or likenesses of things or of such images collectively The tone of the poem changes from the beginning to the end The tone of the poem changes from dark and depressed to confident and hopeful When Henley states me unafraid it has a confident tone to it This poem can also be considered as hopeful and victorious poem for those suffering because it constantly reminds that anyone can be captain of their soul This affects the readers response to the poem because it expands hisher thinking A person reading this poem would find it encouraging because it talks about the overcoming of struggle It connects to the poem because it
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