- MLA Format
- 750 words, double spaced, not including Works Cited page
- Works Cited page
- Proper in-text citations
Your paper should consist of your original response and analysis. Please do not include biographical information on the poets or use outside sources. Also, please note that your paper will be submitted through Turnitin, a plagiarism detection tool.
Compare Pablo Neruda’s https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/poems/49322/ode-to-a-large-tuna-in-the-market with Elizabeth Bishop’s poem https://poets.org/poem/fish-2.
Your analysis should focus specifically on the poets’ use of figurative language (metaphor and simile, in particular). How does the speaker in each of the poems feel about the fish? How does the poet’s use of figurative language contribute to the poem’s tone?