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April Love By Ernest Dowson. About the Author Ernest Dowson Was in the Rhymer’s Club with other writers. He met a women (Adelaide Foltinowicz) who inspired.

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1 April Love By Ernest Dowson

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3 About the Author Ernest Dowson Was in the Rhymer’s Club with other writers. He met a women (Adelaide Foltinowicz) who inspired him for his best poetry. He had a unrequited love for wine and women Was suffering from tuberculosis. Fell in love with a 12 year old, but she never accepted his love. Won no awards .

4 Author’s Purpose The authors purpose of writing this poem is to share the feelings he had with his lover and to let people know to always give hope for love.

5 Genre/Style of Poem My poem haves: Four stanzas Sixteen lines I call my poem a Lyric poem because it expresses the speakers thoughts and emotions.

6 Poetic Terms for Each Stanza Stanza 1 and 2 ABABCDCDABABCDCD End Rhyme: at every line it has a rhyme Personification: in line one love is capitalized that could mean that it is a big thing about the poem. Sensory details: from line five I have notice that it explains imagery

7 Stanza 3 and

8 Imagery While reading this poem I imagined that two people were in love. I also imagined the sun this gives me an idea that it’s probably spring or summer time. At the ending it says that they joined lips for the last time so that tells me that this will be the last time the couple will see each other

9 Literal and Figurative Meaning

10 Theme and the Speaker

11 Websites: Dowson


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