The Organization

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The organization, diction, and figurative language used, in "The Great Scarf of Birds"� prepares the reader for the speaker's concluding response. The organization of the poem helps the reader to understand the importance of the event and prepares them for the speaker's concluding response. The diction shows the reader that the event that is taking place is very important to the reader because of the vivid detail used by the author. The figurative language used in the poem helps to heighten the imagery and to emphasize the importance of the event, which prepares the reader for the speaker's concluding response.

The organization of the poem is a key factor to helping the reader understand the speaker's feelings toward this event. The poem begins with the description of what the speaker sees while playing golf on an October day. When the speaker says, "I saw something to remember"� (line 2), it informs the reader that something very important is going to happen.

The speaker first describes the trees and the sky, and then he starts to talk about the geese flying overhead. He then talks about the clouds, but regresses back to talking about the geese. The speaker describes all of the beautiful things around him, but it is obvious that he is most interested in the geese because he always bring his attention back to them. This shows the reader that there is something very special about the geese, and that the speaker finds them to be very important.

The diction in this poem prepares the reader for the speaker's concluding response because it shows that the speaker remembers the event very vividly; therefore it must be a very significant event in his life. An example of this is when he describes a cloud as "paled, pulsed, compressed, distended"�...



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