Presentation on theme: "CHILDHOODS RETREAT Poet: Robert Duncan PowerPoint by: Chase Echard."— Presentation transcript:
CHILDHOODS RETREAT Poet: Robert Duncan PowerPoint by: Chase Echard
ORGANIZATION The organization of the poem is a freestyle. There isn’t a same amount of lines in a stanza.
IMAGERY IN THE POEM The imagery in the poem is when he goes and enjoys his childhood in the autumn, its said in the story its autumn by saying autumn burnings.
IMAGERY It’s in the perilous boughs of the tree out of blue sky Secret sense, and place
SPEAKER The speaker was a very adventurous person, he was always going to see all kinds of nature. Also he wanted to try everything that he could, he never stopped challenging himself.
REPETITION Things like the repetition of part in one line and part in another line. Repitition like “part to”
PERSONIFICATION “I’d climb into the shaken uncertainties” “Daring myself”
BIOGRAPHICAL IMFORMATION The author Robert Duncan did not have a very good childhood. His mother died at his birth, and his father was unable to raise him. So he became an orphan and didn’t have a very good childhood.
LITERAL MEANING How he went on a lot of adventures, some that he didn’t even like but he still keep going and tried a lot of things he never thought he’d be doing.
FIGURATIVE MEANING The speaker has realized of how he’s changed over the years. Than he realizes how in his life he was always pushing himself, he tried to make the best of his life/himself.
AUTHOR’S PURPOSE To show how he did not have the best childhood, and that he wants parents to make there kids have a very enjoyable and outdoor fouled childhood.
THEME The theme in the story is about how the author wants everyone to have a great life and in doing that you have to first have a great childhood and everything else should be great in the future. Also to never stop, to always keep going, and don’t stop even if your afraid.
WEBSITES THAT I USED poetryoutloud.org freehdw.com onlyfreewallpapers.com childrenandnature.com