Find a poem that uses strong diction. You may choose any poem you wish, from anywhere in the world, from any time period. In 100-200 words, analyze the poet’s diction by answering the questions below:
- What words stuck out to you as a reader?
- What effect did the word choice have on you as a reader?
- Pick out five examples of strong words from the poem. Describe why the poet might have chosen these words.
- What mood did the diction of the poem create?
Make sure you include the poet’s name and the title of the poem!