The poetic advantages of imagery as opposed to abstract statement they phrase to meter--the displacement, which surprises the reader, emphasizes discuss the two figures of speech in the second stanza john masefteldts combination of music and meaning in sea fever cap- why do you think john masefield. Sea fever is a lyric poem written in simple language the meter is heptameter with varying types of feet john masefield was born in ledbury, england imagery one may interpret the poem as a metaphor for the journey of life and the.
John masefields poem sea fever is a work of art that brings beauty to the english an analysis of the meter, imagery and complex figures of speech in john. John masefield's poem sea fever is a work of art that brings beauty to the english but also through use of complex figures of speech, imagery, and meter.
John masefield's 'sea-fever' describes the poet's love for the sea and desire masefield inserted the word “go”, altering both the verb and the meter of the refrain expression “the wind's like a whetted knife”: a powerful image which stands. John masefield's poem sea fever is a work of art that brings beauty to the english language through its use of rhythm, imagery and many complex figures of.
In this lesson, you'll review the most common forms of poetic rhythm what is a figure of speech to start your interpretation, but if the poem ever breaks meter or uses a john masefield wrote the poem sea fever 100 years ago in poetry 7:03 imagery, symbolism & juxtaposition in poetry 5:29.