O Captain! My Captain!

Walt Whitman

By: Humberto Torres

THEME: Its to honor the memory of the american president Abraham Lincoln who was assassinated on 14.4.1865.
IMAGERY: Anchor'd and Ribbon'd
Sound device:

* Near Rhyme (lines 1-2 “O Captain! My Captain! Our fearful trip is done; … we sought is won)

*Rhyme (6-8 “ O the bleeding drops of red, … Fallen cold and dead)

*Near Rhyme (21-22 “ its voyage closed and done; … in with object won)

Figurative Language:

* the bells I hear

* the swaying mass

*His lips are pale and still
I like this poem because it talks about what happened before the assassination of the president.