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What is themood of “A Scherzo A Shy Persons Wishes” - How is the mood conveyed and what effect does it have on our understanding of the central message of the poem andthe writer’s persona - How effective do you think the poem is?

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What is the mood of "A Scherzo A Shy Persons Wishes." How is the mood conveyed and what effect does it have on our understanding of the central message of the poem and the writer's persona. How effective do you think the poem is? The mood in "A Scherzo a Shy Persons Wishes" changes and varies through the poem. Firstly the title has "scherzo" written which means briskly live music. This shows that the person is very lively but the poem doesn't show it, "on the sunny wall out of tip-toe reach." As well "tip-toe reach" stands out because it shows it is close to going out. In the poem the word "with" and "whisper" is repeated through the poem which this shows alliteration. ...read more.

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All this shows that the person is very lively but in a trapped ready to run out singing and shouting. Now I will talk about the persona. The poem shows a lot that the person is trapped in an area and cant get out no matter how close it gets to the outdoors, "out of tip-toe reach." As well the poem shoes the persons claustrophobic showing it's in a small area which probably shows why it a shy person on the outside but lively in the inside. The title shows this in a clever way because it first says "scherzo" showing it is a lively person, but then says "A shy persons wishes" which then explains that it's shy but wants to change to a lively person in the outdoors singing and dancing. ...read more.

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The central message in the poem is shown clearly throughout the poem. The central message shows the felling of the person in a strong way. Firstly it talks about nature in a flowing way so it sounds like he/she is describing what it looks like outside. Throughout it continues to describe the outdoors. This gives a calm feeling to the person and shows what he wants to do when he goes out. As well this shows he thinks is lively. At line 26-29 he says he would be in any of the three examples he/she says and this is backed up by the last line which is "Anywhere, anywhere, out of this room!" shows that he wants to leave his shyness and become lively, and leave his dark hole behind. Samie Talibi 10E ...read more.

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