Homework Help

Interpret and list literary devices for "“Goodnight, goodnight! Parting is such sweet...

summer2006hottie's profile pic

Posted via web

dislike -1 like

Interpret and list literary devices for "“Goodnight, goodnight! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say goodnight till it be morrow.”

1 Answer | Add Yours

lmillerm's profile pic

Posted (Answer #1)

dislike 0 like

Interpretation: "Good night! Good night! Leaving is so sad, that I wish I could say "goodnight" until tomorrow, so I wouldn't have to leave you."

Literary Devices:
Rhyming couplet: sorrow/morrow
Alliteration: Using the same consonants in a succession (Such Sweet Sorrow).

Join to answer this question

Join a community of thousands of dedicated teachers and students.

Join eNotes