Friday, April 25, 2008

My favorite poem was Hitler's First Photograph. It was different to see how the author conveyed hope to the reader by using such words as angel, sunshine, and honeybun. I like how the first paragraph emphasized how there was so much potential for good in his life. As the poem progresses, the hopeful tone changes to a modest tone, which I thought was a good change of pace. The poem as a whole was shocking, considering the background of the poet. It was as if the poet felt sorry for Hitler, and what a disappointment he was.

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