Discuss the poem "Seascape" by Stephen Spender.

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 In the poem " Seascape: In Memoriam, M.A.S.," Stephen Spender conveys characteristic aspects of the sea. The poet emphasizes the power and  deceptive nature of the sea over mankind.

The author uses several literary devices to capture the beauty of the ocean.  The poem has 26 lines divided into 4 irregular stanzas.  Lies, land, wire-- these three words bind the rhyme scheme. The most lyrical of all instruments, the harp simile, representing the soothing ocean, spans the entire poem. The alliteration of “wanders on water, walking” contributes to the soft, flowing sound effect, consonant with the poem’s tone of mourning and sadness

The final sentences of the poem employ heroic and...

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