A stylistic analysis of A Lyke-Wake Dirge
A Lyke-Wake Dirge
A Lyke-Wake Dirge takes place on a cold night, in a small house with a blazing fire and a candle burning. People are gathered around a corpse, and they sing the dirge.
You can tell from the diction used, that this dirge was written a long time ago. It is archaic, using words like ae, thou, and thye, all of which aren't used today. Old spellings for words are also used, shoon for shoes, bane for bone, and saule for soul are some examples. Another element of diction that is archaic is the verb endings, gavest and comest are two examples of this.
The structure of the di…
- A stylistic analysis of A Lyke-Wake Dirge
- Analysis of Robert Grave's story "The shout"
- Analysis of the Novel "Galapagos" by Kurt Vonnegut
E-pasta adrese, uz kuru nosūtīt darba saiti:
Saite uz darbu: