Better Students Ask More Questions.
What feelings do you think Shakespeare was trying to create through his use of diction,...
1 Answer | add yours
Now is the winter of our discontent
Made glorious summer by this sun of York;
And all the clouds that lour'd upon our house
In the deep bosom of the ocean buried.
I think he was trying to create the following feelings:
Awe (for the profound language)
Curiosity (how can winter be made summer)
Anticipation (acute listeners will hear the pun of "sun")
And a kind of majesty, from the cadence.
Posted by gbeatty on April 23, 2008 at 9:52 AM (Answer #1)
Related QuestionsSee all »
Join to answer this question
Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.