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English A2 by Mind Map: English A2

1. The Great Gatsby

2. Tess of the D'Urbervilles

3. Rapture

3.1. If i was dead

3.1.1. Form

3.1.1.1. strength of love at the beginning of a relationship can raise someone from the dead

3.1.1.2. body dies and becomes part of nature

3.1.1.2.1. 'my heart/ soft mulch'

3.1.1.3. regular metre

3.1.1.3.1. solemnity & power of message

3.1.2. Structure

3.1.2.1. Chiasmic

3.1.2.1.1. simile, 4 metaphors, action, simile

3.1.2.2. quatrains

3.1.2.2.1. regular

3.1.2.3. last stanza

3.1.2.3.1. 'this', 'this', 'kiss'

3.1.3. language

3.1.3.1. death

3.1.3.1.1. semantic field of lack of control

3.1.3.1.2. dead turns to nature

3.1.3.1.3. vivid violence

3.1.3.2. changing clichés

3.1.3.2.1. rose

3.1.3.3. biblical

3.1.3.3.1. miracle of jesus

3.1.3.3.2. 'I swear', 'my flesh and blood'

3.2. Rapture

3.2.1. Form

3.2.1.1. sonnet

3.2.1.1.1. 14 lines

3.2.1.2. eponymous

3.2.1.2.1. combines ideas of 'desire and passion' with that of 'queuing for death' and metatextuality 'chains of words'

3.2.1.3. Title

3.2.1.3.1. delirious joy

3.2.1.3.2. religious final coming

3.2.1.3.3. seizing or taking over

3.2.1.4. living without love is like 'queuing for death' with love 'unacred blue' turns from 'not paradise' to 'heaven'

3.2.2. Structure

3.2.2.1. sentence structure

3.2.2.1.1. 'thought of all day by you, I think of you'

3.2.2.1.2. ',while we stay trapped in time,'

3.2.2.1.3. asyndeton

3.2.2.2. volta comes on line 10 rather than 9

3.2.2.2.1. late

3.2.3. Language

3.2.3.1. Seperation of lovers

3.2.3.1.1. verb choice 'think of you'

3.2.3.1.2. 'huge skies connect them'

3.2.3.1.3. 'our selves'

3.2.3.2. pantheism

3.2.3.2.1. religion and nature used in unison

3.2.3.3. life before love

3.2.3.3.1. tedious and stupifying

3.2.3.3.2. lack of control over life & inevitability

3.2.3.4. metatextuality

3.2.3.4.1. 'assonance' 'rhyme' and 'chain of words'

3.3. Row

3.3.1. Form

3.3.2. Structure

3.3.2.1. opens with but

3.3.2.1.1. sets tone of a row

3.3.3. language